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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An exciting project set to explore a newly discovered pathway that could lead to new treatments for metastatic prostate cancer is now underway at the Centre for Cancer Biology. Supported by The Hospital Research Foundation, with partner Australian Prostate Cancer, this incredible, innovative research is set to save lives. read more
The Hospital Research Foundation is always thrilled to support young researchers who are dedicated to improving treatments and patient care for the wider community. This is why THRF recently awarded Dr Rosanna Tavella from the Basil Hetzel Institute for Translational Health Research with a travel grant to attend an American Heart Association conference in the USA.
Your donation makes a difference to the lives of our family, friends and the wider community – everyday. When you support The Hospital Research Foundation, 100% of your donation is directed to health and medical researchers to help deliver improved treatments, cures and patient care in our hospitals. read more
We're excited to announce Professor John Beltrame is the recipient of our inaugural Basil Hetzel Translational Grant. With his team, Prof Beltrame will pioneer the causes and treatment of patients living with chest pain following an ‘unexplained heart attack’.
THRF is delighted to announce the recipients of our 2017 Grant Funding Round at the Basil Hetzel Institute for Translational Health Research (BHI) and The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (TQEH). read more
Your dedicated researchers are leading the way in groundbreaking new treatments for type 1 diabetes through the development of a 3D printer that can print insulin producing islet cells to treat this debilitating condition. read more
Kaye Frearson is waiting for a life-changing phone call. A call that will give her the news she’s always wanted – a cure for the diabetes she has been living with for over 38 years. read more
Margaret and Kaye are two South Australian women whose lives have both been controlled by the same devastating condition. Because of kind, generous people like you, world-first research has given back the life Margaret deserves. read more