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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Aden’s research is focused on Chronic Rhinosinusitis (CRS), a disease which affects more than 10 per cent of the Australian population. read more
In an Australian medical first, Australia’s first paediatric islet auto transplant procedure has been performed successfully - a breakthrough made possible thanks to funding from The Hospital Research Foundation. read more
A finalist in THRF’s 50th Anniversary Awards A/Prof Bogdan Solomon, Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Royal Adelaide Hospital is enthusiastic about his project and the potential it has to improve the health outcomes of patients suffering from osteomyelitis, bacteria infected bone tissue. read more
A/Prof Catherine Hill from The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (TQEH) wants to change the patient experience for those living with an inflammatory disease and being treated with steroids over a long period of time. read more
Dr Miranda Ween, a researcher in the Lung Research Unit at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, hopes to help inform future policy and regulations to ensure e-cigarettes and e-liquids are safe for public use.
Miranda was chosen as one of THRF’s 50th Anniversary Award Finalists and her project aims to find out how e-cigarettes affect the health of your lungs, and whether ‘vaping’ makes you more vulnerable to lung infections. read more
Could our immune systems fight cancer? Dr Tessa Gargett, a finalist in THRF’s 50th Anniversary Awards believes this could be the case and is excited to be working on a world-first clinical trial with advanced melanoma patients. read more
The Australian community is being called upon to make their mark on the future of medical research in the country by voting in The Hospital Research Foundation’s (THRF) 50th Anniversary Awards. read more