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Genetics and its role in melanoma risk
University of Queensland Dermatology Research Centre (DRC) researcher Dr Aideen McInerney-Leo is on a mission to raise awareness of the role genetics plays in melanoma risk.
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PARF helps drive kidney transplant success
​If you have kidney disease, and especially if you need a kidney transplant, the best place to be treated is at Brisbane's PA Hospital - home to the Queensland Kidney Transplant Service and the Australasian Kidney Trials Network.
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Mediterranean diet and exercise helps liver patients
For medical researchers to bring their work to fruition sometimes they need to reach out to multiple sources before their work can be translated into a clinical setting, and ultimately help thousands of patients.
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Memorial garden raises funds for melanoma research
Just an hour and a half from Brisbane, you will find a garden that is making a difference in the quest to find a cure for melanoma.
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Gardasil vaccine helps bring new research to life
​The cervical cancer vaccine Gardasil co-founded by Professor Ian Frazer at the PA Hospital (PAH) continues to not only save thousands of lives but also continues to contribute and shape further cancer research.
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Towards a world without melanoma
University of Queensland Dermatology Research Centre and the PA Research Foundation – A decade of collaboration
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Ken Burston- Prostate Cancer CNC at PAH
With decades of experience in prostate cancer in multiple countries, PA Hospital and Prostate Cancer Australia Clinical Nurse Consultant Ken Burston
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Luke's Dry July mission
Having survived bowel cancer, Luke Cridland views Dry July as his way of giving back to those who cared for him.
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Spinal Injury Unit equipped with WiFi
Imagine your mind was your only real escape from the monotony of being stuck in a wheelchair or hospital bed for months on end,
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A trip ahead of the technology curve
Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH) Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon Dr Michael Wagels’ work in 3D printed bone implants has
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Queenslanders support cancer patients
​Each year people from across Brisbane and Logan go without a drink through July to raise funds
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Improving outcomes for breast cancer patients
When breast cancer researcher Dr Shannon Joseph heads into work each day, she has one aim in mind - improving outcomes for people diagnosed with the disease.
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​Leukemia survivor wants you to go Dry this July
The care shown to Nguyen Thai Dang since he first came to the Princess Alexandra Hospital
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Help us expand the QCWI
There are many reasons to participate in Dry July, but what better reason than to support a program designed to
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A gift of thanks from Jimboomba patient
Jimboomba's Don Williams is so thankful for the ongoing care and support of the staff at the Home Training Haemodialysis Unit of the PA Hospital he gave them a stunning indigenous artwork which is now on the wall in the unit's reception area.
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Dry(ish) July launches at PAH
Dry July 2020 has launched, and PARF is calling for Queenslanders to go a little bit ‘Dryer’ this July
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Informing future research for kidney patients
For people who are on haemodialysis, going through their regular treatments three times a week is a slow, exhausting process,
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Patients benefit from high-speed WiFi
Imagine being stuck in the same place for three months, just as so many of us are at present due to COVID-19, but you have little to no internet.
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A new approach to bladder cancer research
For the Queensland Bladder Cancer Initiative (QBCI), led by Dr Ian Vela and Associate Professor Elizabeth Williams, their bladder cancer research
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Community Garden at PAH
For patients at the Princess Alexandra Hospital's (PAH) Geriatric and Rehabilitation Unit (GARU),
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Breast cancer research leading the way
Most people know someone who has had an MRI, and nearly all women have had a mammogram, but the technology led by Dr Honor Hugo
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PARF deliver Easter surprise
Who doesn’t like a chocolate fix to help get you through a hard day’s work, especially at Easter.
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Research improving flu vaccine
What if you could find a way to improve the effectiveness of the flu vaccine in older and elderly Australians
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PARF Researcher Spotlight
Kidney disease is a common, progressive and debilitating condition, affecting 10% of Australians
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International Women's Day 2020
March 8 was International Women’s Day, and to mark the occasion PARF celebrated with
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New drug combination could improve cancer treatments
Associate Professor Fiona Simpson and her research team have identified a promising new drug
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HPV vaccine enters human trials
In a world first, human trials will commence for HPV related head and neck cancers
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Queensland Cancer Wellness Initiative launches
The PA Hospital based Queensland Cancer Wellness Initiative (QCWI) are proud launch the next major step in the rollout of their Cancer Wellness Program
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Join Team PARF in 2020
Team PARF, the Foundation’s online community fundraising platform, is preparing for another busy year,
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World Cancer Day 2020
February 4th marks World Cancer Day, and is recognised as a global uniting initiative to raise awareness,
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PARF commits $1.35 million to medical research
The PA Research Foundation’s 2020 Research Awards have been announced during the Metro South Health Support Scheme Research Awards Night on Tuesday November 19
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Aveo make pink a pretty colour again
Aveo communities around Australia have gone pink during October for Breast Cancer Awareness Month in support of Project Pink.
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Aveo goes pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
The PA Research Foundation's breast cancer campaign, Project Pink, returns to Aveo communities nationwide in October.
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PA Giving Day raises $850,000 for PA Hospital
The PA Research Foundation have celebrated raising an incredible $850,000 for their inaugural PA Giving Day, Give 4 Thanks, on Thursday September 12.
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MANDATE 2019 wraps up in AVC Venues
The PA Research Foundation’s MANDATE campaign took 90 Australian Venue Co (AVC) venues by storm again in 2019
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ALH celebrates 10 years with Project Pink
Our Project Pink campaign has wrapped up for the celebratory 10th year in partnership with ALH Group
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Dry July brings Cancer Wellness Initiative to life
The PA Research Foundation was proud to participate in Dry July again this year to help raise funds
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MANDATE Golf Day scores a hole in one for Men’s Health
The second annual MANDATE Golf Day took place on Wednesday July 24 in support of lifesaving prostate cancer research at the PA Hospital Campus
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Adam Gilchrist joins Team PARF as Bridge to Brisbane Ambassador
Australian Cricket legend Adam Gilchrist has joined Team PARF as an ambassador for the 2019 Bridge to Brisbane event
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MANDATE spreading men's health message in AVC Venues
MANDATE has been making its mark on Australian Venue Co Venues throughout June and July
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Cupcake Crayzee's High Tea
One of our longtime friends and fundraising champions, Tammy from Cupcake Crayzee, hosted a beautiful High Tea
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2020 Research Awards Open
Applications have now opened for the PA Research Foundation's Research Awards
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MANDATE Men's Health Breakfast 2019
The PA Research Foundation’s annual Men’s Health Week Breakfast in celebration of our MANDATE Men’s Health Campaign brought over 80 guests to the iconic Regatta Hotel
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QBCI team tackle bladder cancer
Queensland Bladder Cancer Initiative, now in its second year, has been making leaps and strides in the fight against bladder cancer
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Project Pink set for 10th year with ALH Group
The PA Research Foundation’s Project Pink Campaign is set to join forces with Australian Leisure and Hospitality Group (ALH) again in 2019
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Prof Holtmann gives glimpse into research
Professor Holtmann is the lead researcher on a PARF funded project which is aiming to establish a microbiome
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International Women’s Day 2019
PA Research Foundation celebrates women in research on International Women’s Day, March 8, 2019
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Join Team PARF in 2019
Your one-stop destination for all things fundraising
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International Women's Day 2019
Balance for better: Celebrating Women in the workplace at PAH
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Fiona Simpson committed to finding a cure
Doctor Fiona Simpson has dedicated her career to improving treatment
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Record funds committed to medical research
The PA Research Foundation held their second annual Research Awards on Tuesday 27 November
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3D Breast reconstruction project nearing human trials
After six years, the groundbreaking project is almost ready for the next stage and is set to revolutionize outcomes for women with breast cancer
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Smiddy Fun Run Wrap-up 2018
Runners took their places at the start lines in the early hours of the morning of November 1 for the 12th annual Smiddy Fun Run for skin cancer research
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Project pink celebrates breast cancer awareness month in October
October is Breast Cancer awareness month and an important time to spotlight breast cancer and the efforts of Project Pink
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Duck Race 2018 – a quacking day raising funds for Cancer Research
It was great weather for ducks on Sunday 14 October for the PA Research Foundation’s Annual flagship event, Australia’s Biggest Duck Race for Cancer Research
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Top 5 Quacking Good Times at Duck Race!
The PA foundation's Duck Race for Cancer Research kicks off in just two days!
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Cervical Cancer predicted to be eliminated from Australia
New research reveals that cervical cancer is on track to be eliminated as a public health problem
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Community Garden Spring Appeal
The PA Foundation recently invited our donors to write messages of hope for visitors to our community garden here at the PA Hospital to read
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Queensland Bladder Cancer Initiative (QBCI) Consumer Forum
The QBCI is holding a Consumer Forum and invites all consumers, advocates and representatives to be involved on Thursday 1 November 2018
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Duck Race - One Month To Go!
Exactly one month today until Australia’s Biggest Duck Race for Cancer Research returns!
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ROPAH Guides App
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$1.5 million Gamma Knife Upgrade
Patient numbers to double thanks to Gamma Knife upgrade
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2019 Research Awards Open
The PA Research Foundation have opened applications for the 2019 Research Awards
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St. George Bank Home Buying Seminar
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The gift that keeps on giving
The latest breakthrough
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Dry July Funds New Patient Seating
Oncology outpatients receive 100 new ergonomic chairs thanks to Dry July
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Revolutionary 3D Breast Reconstruction Project
TEN Eyewitness News speak to Tammy-Lye James
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World-First Clinical Trial in the fight against head and neck cancer
Professors' Ian Frazer & Sandro Porceddu
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Breast Cancer Research World First as seen on Channel Ten
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Quackers' Buggy new owner!
Beach Buggy Raffle Winner
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Jewellery fundraiser a huge success
$8,694 donation from Australian Jewellery Liquidators
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Purchase your Entertainment Book now!
Buy before June 1 to receive even more offers!
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Jason's journey
Jason was just 44 when he was diagnosed with bladder cancer, a diagnosis that would change his life
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