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 proud recipient of The Hospital Research Foundation’s Mid-Career Fellowship for 2017, geographer and researcher Dr Danielle Taylor is kick-starting a three year project aimed at ensuring our community can live longer, healthier and more fulfilling lives in the comfort of their own homes. read more
The Hospital Research Foundation (THRF) is proud to provide $250,000 to enable the purchase of a 3D scanner set to revolutionise the way prostate cancer is diagnosed and treated. read more
Tim Lamming’s life was turned upside down after he was diagnosed with MINOCA. He’s been experiencing severe daily chest pain ever since, but lives in hope that Professor John Beltrame will bring an end to his pain with his world-first life-changing research supported by THRF. read more
Did you know bowel cancer is the second most commonly diagnosed cancer for both men and women in Australia? This is why lifesaving research into this heartbreaking disease is so important, and we are so proud to support work in this area.
With the support of our Development Grant of $200,000 Professor Peter-John Wormald and his team are translating a gel now used to treat inflammation after sinus infection to a new treatment for people living with chronic pain after back surgery. read more
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