Hanson Institute

Hanson Institute

The Hanson Institute brings together researchers from SA Pathology (including the Centre for Cancer Biology), the Royal Adelaide Hospital and the University of Adelaide. The close proximity of the research facilities to the Royal Adelaide Hospital and the SA Pathology diagnostic laboratories promotes interaction and fosters the translation of basic research findings to clinical application.

Principal research areas

  • Musculoskeletal disease
  • Neurological disease
  • Clinical research
  • Lung disease
  • Prostate and breast cancer
  • Nerve/gut biology
  • Kidney and islet transplantation
  • Cardiovascular research
  • Nutritional physiology
  • Stem cells
  • Medical oncology research

Centre for Cancer Biology

  • Leukaemia – basic and clinical studies
  • Vascular Biology
  • Mast cells
  • Cell signalling
  • Cytokine and cytokine receptor biology
  • Lymphatic development
  • Neurovascular development
  • Molecular regulation
  • Molecular Pathology
  • Hepatitis C


Peter O’Loughlin