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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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
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
Dijana Miljkovic has made an exciting discovery through her PhD at the Basil Hetzel Institute for Translational Health Research (BHI).
Working in the Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) research group, Dijana has been investigating the immune cells of patients living with Chronic Rhinosinusitis (CRS), a disease affecting one in five Australians. read more
Dr Shilpa Jesudason is dedicated to providing young women living with kidney disease the best guidance and support available to them when it comes to starting a family. read more
You may remember meeting Joseph van Agteren last year as a recipient of one of two $25,000 grants in The Hospital Research Foundation’s (THRF) 50th Anniversary Awards. We caught up with him recently to find out all about his exciting research, helping Australians empower themselves to quit smoking with the support of a mobile application informed by scientific evidence. read more
The dedicated Alexandra (Alex) Vakisidis and her group, the Olympic Spirit Greek Friends (OSGF) have once again made a huge contribution to research capabilities at the Basil Hetzel Institute for Translational Health Research (BHI). read more