Supporting people in hospitals across South Australia through vital health and medical research and improved patient care.
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Supports research into the detection, management & treatment of breast cancer.
Funding research into prostate cancer prevention, detection & treatment.
Improving heart health through advances in knowledge & research to beat heart disease.
Our aim is to reduce & eliminate the high incidence of chronic kidney disease and diabetes.
Supports health and wellbeing research & programs for veterans, emergency service personnel and their families.
Driving collaboration, innovation & research to develop best-practice arts, design & health programs.
Supporting world-class stroke research to improve prevention, diagnosis & acute treatment to cure stroke.
Providing donor stool to treat patients with bowel conditions and foster research into faecal transplant as a treatment.
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A new drug developed by researchers at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (TQEH) has the potential to benefit people worldwide who suffer with some types of untreatable heart disease. Researchers are hopeful that clinical trials will begin within the next 24 months. read more
Mariea Bosco from the Transplantation Immunology Laboratory at the Basil Hetzel Institute for Translational Health Research and Centre for Clinical and Experimental Transplantation at the Royal Adelaide Hospital has recently finalised her study aimed at better understanding how type 2 diabetes develops in people and in particular, the role of zinc in this process. read more
Honours student Harshani Jayasinghe is passionate about the area of breast cancer prevention research. Her particular research interest is in Mammographic Density (MD); the density of a women’s breast tissue. read more
More than 800 people around Australia had dinner with friends to fight cancer on Saturday the 28th of June 2014 as part of The Longest Table, raising over $70,000 to #forkcancer.
Driven by the death of her father from an aggressive brain tumour, Eliza and supporters participated in the 2013 City-Bay Fun Run and chose to raise vital funds for The Hospital Research Foundation, in memory of her beloved father, Dennis. read more
The Hospital Research Foundation received more than $21,995 to support health and medical research thanks to the South Australian community and the generosity of Drakes Supermarkets and their suppliers. read more
A new research project is aiming to help find out why so many younger people are developing bowel cancer, Australia's second biggest cancer killer. read more
Currently affecting over 250 million people worldwide…can you imagine a world free of viruses such as HIV and Hepatitis C virus (HCV)? Dr Dan Wijesundara wants to contribute to eradicating these diseases. read more