Supporting people in hospitals across South Australia through vital health and medical research and improved patient care.
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Meet our Board and Governance team.
THRF adopts extremely high transparency standards when reporting our financials.
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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Kylie Monaghan has a bucket list. Since being diagnosed with invasive breast cancer in 2010 she’s married the love of her life, travelled to the South Island of New Zealand and self-published a fictional novel.
Re-diagnosed in October 2012, as the cancer spread to her liver and bones, Kylie, now 33, is still undergoing frequent treatments including chemotherapy but remains positive while pursuing her bucket list of dreams. read more
THRF were honoured to receive a $500 cheque from the family of Basile Frangos who was kind enough to leave a legacy to medical research after passing in September last year. Basile, who had supported the Foundation since 1995 passed away in September 2014 at the age of 92. read more
As a winner of THRF’s 50th Anniversary Awards, Joseph (Joep) van Agteren, researcher at The Basil Hetzel Institute for Translational Health Research (BHI) is hoping to give the community the power to fight for a healthier society, one mobile app at a time. read more
A Prostate Cancer Researcher at the University of Adelaide and winner in THRF’s 50th Anniversary Awards, Dr Rajdeep Das’s research will open up new and exciting avenues for personalised cancer medicine for prostate cancer patients. read more
When Detective Superintendent, Christine Baulderstone suffered a life-threatening stroke in 2013, she was not expecting be back at work and promoted within six months.
Challenge yourself. Support people with cancer. 9th-15th April 2016.
The 7 day Mercer SuperCyle ride will take you through some of the most picturesque parts of SA including Clare, Wallaroo, Burra, Tanunda, Murray Bridge and Wirrina, or you can do the two day weekend ride. read more
Postgraduate student Zoe Kopsaftis is ecstatic to have finally found a field she loves, combining her interests in respiratory function and clinical practice in her project at the Basil Hetzel Institute for Translational Health Research (BHI). read more
Jennifer Tran Nyugen is not your typical nine-year-old. Using her extraordinary singing talent, she recently hosted her own fundraising event to raise money for The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (TQEH) through THRF. read more
Two years on from her breast cancer diagnosis and still larger than life Sandra Kannellos hosted her fundraiser Café De Cure on Sunday 2 August to raise money for medical research through The Hospital Research Foundation (THRF). read more
Less than a week back from a three-month holiday to Greece, THRF Ambassador Alex Vakitsidis was back in full force and cooking up a storm for a THRF fundraising barbeque at Woodville Bunnings. read more