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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Researchers at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (TQEH) are currently looking for volunteers to help with a clinical trial to compare the effectiveness of different tennis elbow treatments to ultimately help improve treatment for people living with elbow pain. read more
Dr Nathan Procter is taking local heart research supported by you to the next level, heading to the UK to undertake his Post-Doctoral studies read more
There is something very exciting on the cards for asthma sufferers. A smart phone application that demonstrates how to correctly use a puffer is a work in progress thanks to Charmaine King, an honours student with a degree in Pharmaceutical Science. read more
It was a record year for Mercer SuperCycle 2016 with 69 cyclists and 22 support crew participating in a cycling challenge across some of the most stunning parts of rural South Australia. read more
The Longest Table (TLT) came alive across the country on Saturday June 18, 2016 – the official date to #forkcancer by raising money for much needed cancer research. read more
You can feel proud knowing you’re supporting research at all career levels, including the fresh young minds who are the future of medical research! PhD candidate Vahid Atashgaran’s exciting research has promising outcomes for the prevention of breast cancer in the future. read more
Mental health is a crucial area of our healthcare system that we’re very proud to support with your generous support. PhD Candidate Justyna Pollok is dedicated to progressing research in this area and eager to address the significant and growing rates of depression in Australia. read more
Thanks to your support, critical research is being undertaken into areas that impact our ageing community, Occupational Therapist Mark Thompson is now undertaking post-graduate research aimed at assessing the prevalence of frailty in older adults in the North West of Adelaide. read more
Joe Wrin, Breast Cancer Researcher from the Basil Hetzel Institute for Translational Health Research (BHI) would like to share with you why your support means so much to him... read more
The World Health Organisation predicts by 2050 superbugs will be the cause of 10 million deaths each year. This is far more deaths than from cancer and diabetes combined.
Superbugs are antibiotic resistant bacteria, and Dr Nicky Thomas and his team are in a race against time to halt them in their tracks.