FUNDED PROJECTS

With your help, medical discoveries are possible

Flinders Foundation supporters play a vital role in helping to purchase new equipment, search for cures, develop better treatments and improve services.  Read below about some of the most recent projects and ground-breaking research which  has been made possible thanks to your generous donations.

Below are just a few examples of the projects funded across the Flinders medical precinct thanks to the generous support from the community. To read about more of the amazing work that has happened because of funding that has had major impacts on the world stage click here.

Brainz Machine for neonatal unit

Babies at risk of brain damage now have the greatest chance of living a happy and healthy life thanks to new brain monitoring equipment donated to the Flinders Medical Centre Neonatal Unit. Read More

Prostate Cancer Probes

Two new probes donated to the Urology Service are enabling men with suspected prostate cancer to be more accurately diagnosed. Read More

Motor Neurone Disease

Ground breaking, world-first research out of Flinders University has uncovered the first biomarker for motor neurone disease (MND) progression. Read More

Zika Virus Research

Revolutionary medical research equipment at Flinders is helping researchers to find potential treatments for Zika Virus. Read More

Controlled-Hypotherma Device

Babies in the Flinders Medical Centre Neonatal Unit have benefitted from a new lifesaving device, thanks to Flinders Foundation and Cops for Kids. Read More

State-of-the-art Robotic Research

A new game-changing, state-of-the-art robot in the Flinders Centre for Innovation in Cancer (FCIC) may one day lead to personalised treatments for cancer and other chronic diseases. Read More

Prostate Cancer Discovery

Does a pretty little daisy hold the key to successfully treating prostate cancer? That’s one of the questions researchers at Flinders are aiming to answer. Read More

Peanut Allergies in Children

A new Flinders Medical Centre (FMC) study is successfully helping children to overcome peanut allergies by exposing them to peanuts and desensitising them to their allergy. Read More

Spicy Treatment for Cancer

It’s been treasured by food lovers for its rich golden colour, peppery flavour and mustardy aroma… and now turmeric may also have a role in fighting cancer. Read More

Blood Test for Cancer

Flinders Medical Centre (FMC) researchers say a blood test being developed to detect oesophageal cancer could be a “game changer”. Read More

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