Our Research

The Hanson Institute provides an environment and facilities for basic and clinical researchers employed by SA Pathology, the Royal Adelaide Hospital, the University of South Australia and the University of Adelaide located on the campus of SA Pathology and the Royal Adelaide Hospital.

Its primary goals are to make fundamental biological and biomedical discoveries, to provide an environment and world-class facilities necessary for conducting research at an international level, and to establish the important linkage between basic scientists and clinicians, thus facilitating the full development and application of the therapeutic potential of basic science discoveries.


Australia is the melanoma capital of the world.

Read about the work of Professors Michael Brown and Hamish Scott into new treatments for melanoma.

To support our research at the Hanson Institute, please contact the Royal Adelaide Hospital Research Fund.