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LATEST NEWS

THRF 2016 Grants Announced

Each year The Hospital Research Foundation (THRF) proudly provides financial support to vital medical and clinical research teams and individuals whose endeavours translate into improved treatments and healthcare outcomes for the Australian community. We are delighted to announce the recipients of THRF’s Grant Funding for 2016 at the Basil Hetzel Institute for Translational Health Research (BHI) and The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (TQEH). read more

Defying the Odds – Shaila’s Story

Dr Shaila Kabir uprooted her life when she came to South Australia’s Renal Transplant UNIT (SARTU) to receive a kidney from her husband Mohammed Islam despite the incompatibility of his blood type. read more

A New Lease on Life – Neil’s story

When Neil Burton was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes at the young age of 11 he had little clue what the disease was or how it would affect the rest of his life. Now 54 years old, Neil is the first Australian to receive donor islets after a kidney transplant and is ecstatic about the possibility of a future free of daily insulin injections for the first time in over forty years. read more

Changes to the THRF Research Review Committee

The Hospital Research Foundation (THRF) would like to express its gratitude and best wishes to Professor Dick Fox Haematologist/Oncologist who is currently the Director of Research at St Vincent’s Hospital who after five years of dedicated service, is departing from the Research Review Committee. read more

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The Hospital Research Foundation is very proud to be a major sponsor of the Adelaide Pint of Science Festival, designed to bring cutting-edge research to the general public in the comfort and inclusive atmosphere of a pub! read more

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