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 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
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
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
Growing up surrounded by great grandmothers and great aunties, Clare McNally developed a great fondness of older people, which influenced her career, going on to study, research and teach the importance of oral health for elderly people. read more
Attending the World Rhinology Congress, one of the largest ENT conferences in the world was a career highlight for third year PhD student Aden Ho Yin Lau. read more
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
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
Lifesaving research is underway dedicated to preventing the heartbreak of bowel cancer. How? By understanding and potentially targeting our own immune cells! read more
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
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