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.
Supporting world-class stroke research to improve prevention, diagnosis and acute treatment to cure stroke.
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The Hospital Research Foundation (THRF) is thrilled to announce the three successful recipients of our inaugural Translational Grant Round at the Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH). read more
A groundbreaking new research project coordinated by The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (TQEH) has secured national funding to change the way patients undergoing elective coronary stenting are treated across the state. read more
Avid Adelaide Crows supporters for 20 years, loving couple of 49 years Dawn and Robert Cunningham were travelling from their hometown in Port Pirie to Adelaide for the preliminary final between the Adelaide Crows and Geelong when the unthinkable happened – Robert suffered a stroke. read more
The Hospital Research Foundation (THRF) is thrilled to be supporting the world-class Clinical Trials Centre at the Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH)!
In October 2017, THRF proudly opened its own philanthropic hub at the RAH. Kickstarting our commitment to supporting translational medical research and patient care at the RAH, we have provided $1.6million in funding to allow for the construction and opening of the RAH’s own Clinical Trials Centre. read more
Thanks to our generous community, The Hospital Research Foundation (THRF) supports lifesaving research that will see new and improved treatments for common diseases reach our community sooner.
Just recently THRF directed $75,000 in funding to Dr Natasha Harvey and her world-class team at the Centre for Cancer Biology (CCB) to support their vital work into halting the spread of common cancers and the condition of lymphoedema. read more
Thanks to your generous support, each year The Hospital Research Foundation (THRF) funds travel grants to support researchers and students to attend various conferences and meetings relevant to their field of research, having the opportunity to network with fellow researchers around the globe. read more
The Hospital Research Foundation (THRF) says a fond farewell and thank you to Melinda OLeary, our Chair of three years. read more
You may remember 41-year-old father-of-two Gerry Roussianos and his loving wife Theonie who last year shared their heartbreaking story of Gerry being diagnosed with atypical Haemolytic Uraemic Syndrome (aHUS). read more
The Hospital Research Foundation (THRF) was proud to support a recent meeting of Adelaide researchers to enable knowledge sharing and the formation of new collaborations helping to end the heartbreak of Zika Virus. read more
The Hospital Research Foundation is proud to announce its inaugural Translational Grant Round at the Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH) is now open for applications.