At Flinders Foundation our purpose is you.
We want you, our community, to live a longer and happier life.
We want you to overcome disease and illness so you can spend more time with the people you love. And while you’re fighting, we want to ease your pain, suffering and concern, and your family’s too.
That’s why every day, our team works to support the leading clinicians and researchers across Flinders Medical Centre and Flinders University to deliver better research, treatment and care and ensure they are equipped with the latest technology, in the best environment.
From cancer and mental health, to neonatal care, and everything in between - we’re working together to prevent, cure and care.
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Riding For My Research
When Flinders University cancer researcher Dr Ashley Hopkins jumped on his bike to join the 2019 SA Discovery Tour, he was overwhelmed by the support those riding alongside him gave to his research.
Targeted Treatments for Triple Negative Breast Cancer
Thanks to generous funding from Tour de Cure, riders and supporters in 2019, an international research project is hoping to uncover the ‘magic bullet’ for treating Triple Negative Breast Cancer – one of the most aggressive and fatal forms of breast cancer.
32 new health and medical research projects… thanks to you!
At a time when the focus on health and medical research has never been greater, 32 exciting new projects across the Flinders medical precinct have received funding in Flinders Foundation’s annual Health Seed Grant Round.
Rachel’s dream is to improve therapies to treat, and ultimately cure, multiple myeloma.
“Multiple myeloma is incurable, that’s something we’d obviously like to change.”
Protein discovery paves way for new multiple myeloma treatments
Multiple myeloma patients with the poorest prognosis are set to benefit from promising new research
Promising blood test to detect head and neck cancer
Researchers at Flinders University hope their promising blood test model could help to diagnose a common form of head and neck cancer, in the same way diagnostic tests are available for other cancer types.
Heart Pillows for Heart Patients – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health –
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients undergoing heart surgery at Flinders Medical Centre (FMC) are being gifted ‘heart pillows’
Introducing Brett Stringer – Brain Cancer Research Fellowship
Dr Brett Stringer has been appointed to a new three-year Brain Cancer Research Fellowship at Flinders University, funded by Flinders Foundation.
Thyroid research under the microscope
Flinders University medical student Lauren Rask-Nielsen has received a research scholarship to take a closer look at the diagnosis of thyroid nodules which can, in some instances, be cancerous.
Flinders’ COVID-19 patients key to beating virus
As the world waits with bated breath for a vaccine to fight COVID-19, 30 former COVID-19 positive patients have gifted their blood to Flinders researchers in a bid to find ‘super-antibodies’ to use as a weapon to beat the virus.