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Making Medical History in Adelaide

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

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Investigating the safety of E-cigarettes and Vaping

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