Supporting people in hospitals across South Australia through vital health and medical research and improved patient care.
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THRF adopts extremely high transparency standards when reporting our financials.
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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After seeing her loving father suffer a debilitating stroke 50 years ago, Marilyn Jackson thought she would share the same fate when she suffered a stroke earlier this year. However, thanks to medical advancements, Marilyn’s stroke did not leave her with any debilitating side effects! 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 (THRF) is thrilled to welcome two new Directors to our Board, Rilka Warbanoff and Andrew Mannix. The two new additions complement the ongoing growth of THRF, supporting lifesaving research and patient care in South Australia. read more
The Hospital Research Foundation (THRF) is thrilled to announce the successful recipients in its recent funding round open to researchers in Adelaide’s Biomed City. A total of 15 fellowships, postgraduate scholarships, and translational and project grants will go on to make a lifesaving difference in the South Australian Community. read more
The Hospital Research Foundation (THRF) has this week opened a Hub at the Lyell McEwin Hospital that will help discover cures for illnesses and improve care for local communities. read more
What is impact in medical research? The Hospital Research Foundation (THRF) exists to save lives. We do this by funding medical research and patient care that will go on to make a difference in the lives of the community. A lifesaving difference! read more
A new audiology booth is now open at the Lyell McEwin Hospital! The Hospital Research Foundation recently provided $90,000 for the purchase of a new world-class purpose built audiology booth for the Lyell McEwin Hospital for the first time! 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