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 & 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.
Providing donor stool to treat patients with bowel conditions and foster research into faecal transplant as a treatment.
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The RAH is proud of its strong history in making significant contributions to advancing medical research in South Australia.
The Royal Adelaide Hospital Clinical Trials Centre is proudly supported by The Hospital Research Foundation and is a key research function at the new RAH. It represents the very best translational health care in South Australia. Research that has reached clinical trials stage is so close to having potential to benefit patients through a new or improved treatments and interventions for various diseases and illnesses affecting our loved ones.
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We now have an office located in the Royal Adelaide Hospital. Our friendly team would love to speak with you about how you can become involved in finding cures and improving care.
Visit us at the office today or phone (08) 8244 0593.
Port Road, Adelaide SA, 5000
What is impact in medical research? The Hospital Research Foundation (THRF) exists to save lives. We do this by funding medical research and patient care that will go on to make a difference in the lives of the community. A lifesaving difference! read more
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
Can you imagine ending up in an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and when you are discharged your strength has deteriorated and your body is weaker than ever before? read more
Armed with funding through our recent grant round at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, Professor Christopher Rayner and Associate Professors Richard Young and Geraint Rogers will determine if artificial sweeteners contribute to, rather than alleviate type 2 diabetes. read more
How well do you know your own pulse? Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a condition affecting the heart, making it beat out of rhythm. While it may not yet have a high profile across the world, it was estimated in 2010 that this condition affected 33.5million patients worldwide and is on the rise. In fact, a third of strokes occur because of underlying AF. Research at the Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH) is set to change this. read more
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
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
The Hospital Research Foundation is proud to announce its inaugural Translational Grant Round at the Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH) is now open for applications.
The Hospital Research Foundation (THRF) is thrilled to announce the launch of our brand new affiliate the Centre for Creative Health (CCH). read more