Supporting people in hospitals across South Australia through vital health and medical research and improved patient care.
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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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Did you know there is currently no cure worldwide for short bowel syndrome? Dramatically impacting quality of life, people living with the syndrome are unable to absorb the vital nutrients we rely on every day from our food. read more
It’s inevitable that at some point in all our lives we’ll end up in hospital, which is why The Hospital Research Foundation (THRF) is dedicated to ensuring you and your loved ones receive the best care available to you during your stay. read more
Patients undergoing cancer treatment and their families will soon have a new home-away-from-home in Bowden, Adelaide thanks to The Hospital Research Foundation’s (THRF) latest Under Our Roof project and Mercer SuperCycle. read more
An exciting study is underway that could potentially lead to new treatments for metastatic prostate cancer (cancer that spreads around the body) at the Centre for Cancer Biology (CCB). read more
The Hospital Research Foundation (THRF) in partnership with affiliate Kidney, Transplant & Diabetes Research Australia (KTDRA) is thrilled to direct $330,000 to ensure six more pancreatic islet auto-transplants can take place at the Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH), saving the lives of people living with severe and hereditary pancreatitis. read more
The Hospital Research Foundation (THRF) and partner The Repat Foundation – The Road Home is deeply saddened by the passing of Air Vice-Marshal Brent Espeland AM (Ret’d), a distinguished figure in our Australian military who championed support for veterans both past and present. read more
Thank you for being part of a record year for our annual cancer fundraiser The Longest Table! We’re delighted to share that with your incredible support The Longest Table raised more than $233,000. read more
According to the World Health Organisation, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) will become the third leading cause of death worldwide by the year 2020. read more
It was another incredible effort by the Ladies Auxiliary of the Cyprus Community who raised $3,500 for vital research into prostate cancer through The Hospital Research Foundation (THRF). read more
The Hospital Research Foundation’s (THRF) Healthy Newborn Project is an exciting new initiative that will save the lives of mothers and babies in rural and remote Australia through antenatal ultrasound. read more