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Wrapping up a Successful 2017

In January of 2018, The Hospital Research Foundation moved its financial year to align with the calendar year (January – December). This allows us to work more seamlessly with the research institutes we provide funding for, ensuring our support of research is the most efficient it can be. read more

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Research Saved a Young Mum’s Life

It was a pain in her right breast, like that of a torn muscle, which led young mother Kate Shields to a breast cancer diagnosis that she never saw coming. In January last year the 38-year-old mother was diagnosed with aggressive hormonal breast cancer. read more

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At the Heart of Stroke Research

Did you know approximately one person has a stroke every 10 minutes in Australia? Stroke is the third leading cause of death and around 1 in 6 of us will have a stroke during our lifetime. read more

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A Stroke of Luck

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

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Building Breast Cancer Knowledge from Around the Globe

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