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Colonoscopy Results in Real Time

Suspicious tissue growths found during a colonoscopy may soon be able to be analysed and diagnosed in real time – avoiding the time delay of sending specimens to the lab and improving patient care. read more

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Supporting the Next Generation of Research

With 10,000 new cases of lung cancer being diagnosed annually in Australia, and 1000 of those being in South Australia, Rhys Hamon appreciates the need to better understand this disease and find more effective therapies. read more

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Congratulations Professor John Beltrame AM!

Congratulations to Professor John Beltrame who was awarded a Member (AM) in the General Division in the Order of Australia for significant service to cardiovascular medicine and to medical research and education! read more

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New Research to Improve Iron Deficiency in Pregnancy

Could an iron infusion improve the cardiovascular function of pregnant women? Research is set to find out! Young researcher Min (Susie) Kim has secured an Early Career Introduction to Research Fellowship in our inaugural grant round within the Northern Adelaide Local Health Network and will be researching the health impacts iron deficiency can have on a pregnant women’s cardiovascular function at the Lyell McEwin Hospital. read more

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At the Heart of Stroke Research

Did you know approximately one person has a stroke every 10 minutes in Australia? Stroke is the third leading cause of death and around 1 in 6 of us will have a stroke during our lifetime. read more

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Building Breast Cancer Knowledge from Around the Globe

Thanks to your generous support, each year The Hospital Research Foundation (THRF) funds travel grants to support researchers and students to attend various conferences and meetings relevant to their field of research, having the opportunity to network with fellow researchers around the globe. read more

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High-Tech Imaging to Enhance Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

A dedicated and passionate Professor Doug Brooks from the University of South Australia’s School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences is making inroads in prostate cancer research, which has the potential to improve the way men are managed when diagnosed with prostate cancer. read more

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Developing Vaccines Against Viruses to Save Lives

Supported by The Hospital Research Foundation (THRF), Dr Ashish Shrestha’s research aims to develop a universal Hepatitis C virus vaccine and a DNA vaccine to provide effective protection against the Zika virus, currently there are no developed vaccines against either virus. read more

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Adelaide’s Own Global Collaboration to Fight Cancer

Leading cutting-edge research into inflammation in a variety of cancers, Professor Vinay Tergaonkar from Singapore’s Agency for Science Technology and Research (A*Star) joined the Centre for Cancer Biology (CCB) in 2016, a unique new research laboratory collaboration. read more