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Professor Martin K. Oehler

> Gynaecological Cancer

In Australia each year, about 1,600 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer and 1,000 die from this disease. Research at the Royal Adelaide Hospital is focussed on early detection and more effective treatments to improve survival. Read more

Dr John Bolt

> Prostate Cancer

The Urology Unit is transitioning traditional surgery to modern, minimally invasive robotic surgery, with many benefits for patients. Read more

Clinical Professor Jane Andrews

> Inflammatory Bowel Disease

The Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology is undertaking pioneering work in treatments for chronic sufferers of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). Read more

Associate Professor Eddie Tse

> Liver Disease

The Hepatology Unit at the RAH is conducting pioneering medical research and developing cutting edge technology to combat deadly chronic liver diseases. Read more

Associate Professor Tarik Sammour

> Colorectal Surgery

Colorectal cancer is estimated to become the second most commonly diagnosed cancer in Australia by the end of this year. The RAH researchers are improving the rate of recovery and quality of life after surgery. Read more

Dr Eugene Roscioli

> Lung Disease

Chronic lung disease is the third leading cause of death world-wide. World-leading research at the RAH is helping patients to breathe easier. Read more

Dr Jason Powell

> Acute Myeloid Leukaemia

The team at the Centre are developing possibly one of the world’s first targeted treatments for Acute Myeloid Leukaemia – the cancer that tragically cut short the life of golfer Jarrod Lyle. Read more

Dr Melissa Pitman

> Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian cancer is a devastating disease that has been dubbed the “silent killer”. Dr Pitman’s team is focused on developing more weapons in the treatment arsenal and improving patient outcomes. Read more

Professor Susanna Proudman

> Rheumatology

The Rheumatology Unit is taking a “bench to bedside” approach to research with an emphasis on treating chronic auto-immune diseases such as crippling Rheumatoid Arthritis and gaining an international reputation. Read more


Professor Michael Horowitz

> Gastroenterology

Pioneering studies into the relevance of stomach and intestine functions to diabetes, appetite regulation, ageing and critical illness by Professor Horowitz has led to fundamental changes in strategies for patient management. Read more

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