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.
Biome Bank is Australia’s first public stool bank, established to treat debilitating bowel conditions and foster research into gut health.
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Suspicious tissue growths found during a colonoscopy may soon be able to be analysed and diagnosed in real time – avoiding the time delay of sending specimens to the lab and improving patient care. read more
Michael Allford is not your typical heart patient but thanks to some excellent care informed by world-class research, he’s walking proof you can bounce back from heart surgery and live a full and active life. read more
Two Adelaide fathers suffering from a rare neuroendocrine cancer are getting a new lease on life thanks to a revolutionary cancer treatment being trialled at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (TQEH). read more
Meet Sam, one of our valued Life Guardians. After being diagnosed with prostate cancer, he has decided to give back to the research that saved his life by leaving a Gift in his Will. Here’s his story… read more
With 10,000 new cases of lung cancer being diagnosed annually in Australia, and 1000 of those being in South Australia, Rhys Hamon appreciates the need to better understand this disease and find more effective therapies. read more
The Hospital Research Foundation is pleased to invite applications from researchers for its inaugural ‘Your Choice’ Patient Impact Grant Round. read more
Congratulations to Professor John Beltrame who was awarded a Member (AM) in the General Division in the Order of Australia for significant service to cardiovascular medicine and to medical research and education! read more
The Hospital Research Foundation (THRF) is pleased to be supporting emergency department (ED) staff at the Lyell McEwin Hospital by providing healthy snacks and fruit on the go. read more
The Hospital Research Foundation (THRF) is backing a leading medical trial program based at the Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH) to continue important research into anaesthesia and pain management after surgery. read more
Exciting new research into a traditional Indian herb is showing it has the ability to block the spread and invasiveness of cancer cells, potentially leading to an alternative treatment to chemotherapy. read more