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 and treatment of breast cancer.
Funds vital medical research into the detection and treatment of prostate cancer, as well as preventing the metastatic spread of the disease.
We are passionate and determined to improve heart health and beat heart disease through advances in knowledge and research.
Our aim is to reduce and ultimately eliminate the high incidence of chronic kidney disease and diabetes in Australia and around the world.
Supports health and wellbeing research for veterans, emergency service personnel and their families.
Driving collaboration, innovation and research to develop best-practice arts, design and health programs.
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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
The Hospital Research Foundation is thrilled to donate $195,520 to the Central Adelaide Local Health Network (CALHN) Palliative Care Unit ensuring the team can provide the utmost care to patients and their families when they need it most. read more
A new partnership between The Hospital Research Foundation and the Northern Adelaide Local Health Network will help drive philanthropic growth and support for medical research and improved patient care for the diverse northern communities of Adelaide. read more