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Travelling and Connecting with World-Class Researchers

Researchers Professor Eric Gowans and Dr Danushka Wijesundara from the Virology team at the Basil Hetzel Institute for Translational Health Research both recently attended national and international conferences thanks to The Hospital Research Foundation (THRF). read more

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PhD Scholarships available

The Hospital Research Foundation is excited to be offering 10 PhD Scholarships in 2019 for students focusing on clinical and scientific medical research. read more

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A New Piece in the Prostate Cancer Puzzle

Scientists working tirelessly in the lab of the Centre for Cancer Biology have identified that high levels of a protein (called quaking) plays a key role in the bad prognosis of prostate cancer tumours that have become resistant to chemotherapy and other treatments. 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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Lifesaving Support for Rural Mothers and Babies

The Hospital Research Foundation’s (THRF) Healthy Newborn Project is well underway, dedicated to training healthcare professionals from across remote Australia in antenatal care to save the lives of mothers and babies in rural communities. read more

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Innovative Strategy to Beat Breast Cancer

Whilst estrogen receptor positive breast cancer has a targeted treatment strategy, many patients develop resistance, leaving them with no option other than chemotherapy. Now these women have hope! read more

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New Research Set to Save Lives at TQEH

The Hospital Research Foundation (THRF) is delighted to announce the recipients in its 2018 Grant Round at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital and its research arm, the Basil Hetzel Institute for Translational Health Research. read more