RESEARCH GRANTS

Over 24 years, Spinnaker has funded more than 240 medical research projects, travel grants and PhD scholarships, totalling over$4.5 million.

HOW DOES RESEARCH HELP?

At Spinnaker, we know better research means better health and we strive for earlier diagnosis, better treatment and the highest standard of care for the patients we serve.

 

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Latest News

1 week ago
Stories from a Transplant Team: Heart and Lung Research Institute

On 25 July, Spinnaker HRF hosted a special public lecture in acknowledgement of DonateLife week. In addition to encouraging the community to join the organ donation register, the sold-out event shone ... See more

On 25 July, Spinnaker HRF hosted a special public lecture in acknowledgement of DonateLife week. In addition to encouraging the community to join the organ donation register, the sold-out event shone ... See more

1 week ago
Brett's Story - Spinnaker

For those of you that were unable to attend our recent event Stories from a transplant team: Heart & Lung Research Inst WA, you can read Brett Driessen's story in the link below. Brett received the ... See more

Brett Driessen’s life took a life-threatening turn when an unknown virus invaded, and ultimately, destroyed his heart.

1 week ago
Spinnaker Supporting HLRI

Spinnaker is proud to support the Heart and Lung Research Institute of WA Inc who are working hard to improve organ donation. This year, we supported HLRI's Dr Herbert Ludewick who’s project aims ... See more

2 weeks ago

It's DonateLife Week. There are currently 1600 Australians on the organ donor waitlist. There are two things you can do to help:
1. Register to become an organ donor
2. Make a donation to heart and ... See more

4 weeks ago

At this special DonateLife Week event, you'll hear about how far research into heart and lung transplant has come since the first transplants performed in WA in 1995 and what HLRI are doing to make ... See more

1 month ago
The Honourable Kim Beazley AC, Governor of Western Australia accepts invitation to become a Patron of Spinnaker Health Research Foundation

Spinnaker is delighted to share the announcement of The Honourable Kim Beazley AC, Governor of Western Australia as Patron of Spinnaker Health Research Foundation.

“I am proud to be a Patron of ... See more

Spinnaker Health Research Foundation Patron Announcement Post by: Spinnaker Foundation Post on: July 2, 2020 The Honourable Kim Beazley AC, Governor of Western Australia accepts invitation to become ... See more

1 month ago
Professor Elaine Holmes awarded Australia Research Council Australian Laureate Fellowship

Congratulations to Prof Elaine Holmes who has been awarded the prestigious Australian Laureate Fellowship from the Australian Research Council. Prof Holmes Fellowship aims to improve our ... See more

Head of Computational and Systems Medicine, Premier’s Research Fellow, Professor Elaine Holmes, Australian Laureate Fellow 2020 microbiomes ageing

1 month ago

A message of thanks to our donors from CEO, Dana Henderson.

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