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 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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THRF Ambassador Jenni, nominated as one of six influential bloggers in Australia by Newman’s Own Foundation, is directing US$100,000 grant to THRF and our Under Our Roof Project. read more
We’re so thrilled to announce our new five year partnership with The Jodi Lee Foundation to help raise vital national awareness around bowel cancer. read more
At the young age of four months, Robert Kenrick’s daughter Martha was diagnosed with eczema. For Robert, this meant rubbing his daughter’s back for almost an hour at night to help her get to sleep because her skin was so itchy. It meant seeing her fall behind in school as she wasn’t getting the amount of sleep a young child needs. read more
A dedicated and passionate Professor Doug Brooks from the University of South Australia’s School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences is making inroads in prostate cancer research, which has the potential to improve the way men are managed when diagnosed with prostate cancer. read more
Supported by The Hospital Research Foundation (THRF), Dr Ashish Shrestha’s research aims to develop a universal Hepatitis C virus vaccine and a DNA vaccine to provide effective protection against the Zika virus, currently there are no developed vaccines against either virus. read more
Leading cutting-edge research into inflammation in a variety of cancers, Professor Vinay Tergaonkar from Singapore’s Agency for Science Technology and Research (A*Star) joined the Centre for Cancer Biology (CCB) in 2016, a unique new research laboratory collaboration. read more
Chelsea Holloway had been living the majority of her life in and out of hospital suffering severe stomach pain, diagnosed with pancreatitis when she was just 10-years-old. read more
Thanks to your support, The Hospital Research Foundation can fund vital research aimed at improving quality of life for all South Australians. read more
2017 was another incredibly successful year for Mercer SuperCycle! The dedicated riders, support crew and volunteer committee raised a staggering $405,000 to support country cancer patients and their families through The Hospital Research Foundation’s (THRF) Under Our Roof project. read more
We have recently wrapped up our major annual cancer fundraiser, The Longest Table and would like to extend a big thank you to the many wonderful people who took part this year, raising lifesaving funds for cancer research. read more