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Travelling and Connecting with World-Class Researchers

Researchers Professor Eric Gowans and Dr Danushka Wijesundara from the Virology team at the Basil Hetzel Institute for Translational Health Research both recently attended national and international conferences thanks to The Hospital Research Foundation (THRF). read more

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PhD Scholarships available

The Hospital Research Foundation is excited to be offering 10 PhD Scholarships in 2019 for students focusing on clinical and scientific medical research. read more

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A New Piece in the Prostate Cancer Puzzle

Scientists working tirelessly in the lab of the Centre for Cancer Biology have identified that high levels of a protein (called quaking) plays a key role in the bad prognosis of prostate cancer tumours that have become resistant to chemotherapy and other treatments. read more

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Revolutionary Stroke Research Saves Marilyn

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

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New Research to Improve Iron Deficiency in Pregnancy

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

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A Warm Welcome to our New Board Members

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

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Making an Impact in Adelaide’s BioMed City

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