The Royal Adelaide Research Fund are always delighted to meet donors in person and be able to show them where some of the research they support takes place! On Thursday February 2nd 2017, we proudly toured 20 of our special donors through the Dame Roma Mitchell Cancer Research Laboratories
Thanks to your generous support, Dr Lisa Ebert, a Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Cancer Biology (CCB) is pursuing vital research on two heartbreaking cancers affecting thousands of Australians each year – multiple myeloma and melanoma.
PhD Candidate from the Centre for Cancer Biology Heidi Neubauer has led a world-first discovery proving a protein plays a pivotal role in the growth of cancer tumours.
Shirley Dick knows all too well the silent killer that is pancreatic cancer, losing her husband Ian Dick to the disease at the age of 61. With the support of her sons, family and friends Shirley hosted a garage sale and sausage sizzle fundraiser on Saturday September 31st 2016, directing all funds to pancreatic cancer research based at the Royal Adelaide Hospital.
With the support of a 2016 RAH Research Fund Impact Grant, Professor Robert Casson is researching a new technique for detecting two of the most common blinding eye diseases affecting Australians.
We're always proud to showcase research that is paving the way in patient care advancements. Contributing to these advancements is Lee-anne Chapple, who recently submitted her PhD with the University of Adelaide that will lead to better outcomes for patients in the intensive care unit at the RAH during and after their stay.
Maureen Goodwin has been volunteering her time at the Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH) Research Fund for over 25 years. Now a Life Member and recently becoming a bequestor, Maureen considers herself fortunate to have seen first-hand the incredible impact medical research has had on so many lives.