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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The 2017 /18 Entertainment™ Memberships are available for pre-order! You can support life-changing medical research and patient care initiatives by purchasing your membership through THRF. read more
With the hot summer sun in Australia, it may come as no surprise that melanoma skin cancer is the most common cancer to affect young people between the age of 15 and 39 years old. There is hope on the horizon, in the last ten years new treatments have developed which harness a patient’s own immune system to fight metastatic melanoma. read more
We are pleased to announce Professor Eric Gowans, along with Dr Branka Grubor-Bauk and Dr Danushka Wijesundara at the Basil Hetzel Institute for Translational Health Research have received funding from the National Foundation for Medical Research and Innovation to examine new strategies to develop a vaccine for the dangerous Zika virus. read more
We are excited to give you an update on clinical trainee Ben Thurston, who last year won the prize for best clinical trainee presentation at the annual Basil Hetzel Institute for Translational Health Research (BHI) Research Day. read more
Chronic disease research in Adelaide’s northern suburbs has been given a vital boost thanks to the extension of a major South Australian chronic disease cohort study and The Hospital Research Foundation.
The Hospital Research Foundation is saddened by the passing of Dr Basil Hetzel AC, one of our nation’s most cherished pioneers of medical research. read more
For many years Martin Darling suffered from chronic headaches taking a huge toll on his everyday life. The good news is medical research changed his life! read more
Father-of-one Daniel Balmforth never thought heart disease would affect him at such a young age, but what began as him collapsing at work one morning spiralled into four years of visiting the emergency department on a weekly basis. read more
For two years a now 88-year-old Peter Mussared was experiencing debilitating pain in his right leg, reducing his mobility and leaving him unable to cope with living alone in what was his family home of many years. read more
Adelaide researchers are one step closer to breast cancer prevention after finding a new driver for breast density, an identified risk factor for breast cancer. read more