ANSTO breast cancer detection breakthrough on the horizon

An advanced medical imaging technique is being prepared for clinical application by ANSTO to improve breast cancer detection and diagnosis.

Artificial intelligence links eyes to personality

New research uses state-of-the-art machine-learning algorithms to demonstrate a link between personality and eye movements.

Game on – assistive tech for Parkinson’s disease

Research trials begin for assistive technology to improve Parkinson’s health outcomes.

The Digital Health Revolution

Data is the force behind an extraordinary drive in health innovation — and a range of CRCs are joining this digital health transformation.

Mental health support for graduates

The CRC for Mental Health has developed a support group program for PhD students.

From cell to accessible therapy: the future of regenerative medicine

Regenerative medicine is on the rise but time and money is a limiting factor.

Bridging innovation’s valley of death

The road from great science to commercial victory can be treacherous. Bianca Nogrady investigates how three CRCs negotiated potential ‘valleys of death’ to reach market success.

Research doesn’t begin and end in a laboratory

The Lowitja health institution is working towards providing health services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.

Waking up to a big problem

Sleep disorders, such as insomnia and sleep apnoea, are often under diagnosed but the Alertness CRC is finding new ways to recognise and treat them.

ANSTO in close partnership with 12th World Congress

The 2018 World Congress will be held in Melbourne, Australia from April 20-24th where thousands will gather to discuss current advancements in medicine.

Digital Health CRC to transform health system

A $200+ million opportunity to transform health delivery: improving health outcomes; reducing waste in the health system; building businesses and jobs.

Wearable devices to manage chronic conditions

Wearable devices to remotely manage patient chronic conditions are set to become available for the medical profession as part of an Australian first.

Drones to the rescue: UAV tech saving lives

Drones could soon be saving lives autonomously with UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) tech that can deliver aid and lift people to safety.

Reaching out to our Indigenous family across the world

The Lancet–Lowitja Institute Global Collaboration included data on 28 Indigenous populations covering half the world’s 300 million Indigenous people.

Molecular warfare

Bacterial biofilms are a major problem in medicine: tough, toxic and nearly indestructible. But Cyrille Boyer thinks he’s found a way to beat them.

Improving alertness in critical environments

Tech company Opturion has partnered with the Alertness CRC to safeguard patients against doctors with fatigue.

Organ weaver

Working at the intersection of biophysics and technology, UNSW researchers are weaving artificial tissues in the hope they can get the body to repair itself.

Cleaning up toxic threats

Professor Ravi Naidu is confronting a problem that killed eight times more people in one year than diabetes.

Supercomputer study unlocks secrets of brain

Researchers have used a supercomputer to show how proteins in the brain control electrical signals, in a breakthrough that could lead to safer anaesthetics.

Creating the life-saving Nanopatch

Smaller than a postage stamp and covered in vaccine-coated microscopic projections, the Nanopatch promises to save millions of lives.

E-cigarettes point to babies at risk

While smokers look to e-cigarettes as a healthier alternative, study shows mothers who vape during pregnancy put babies at asthma risk.

Mental health emergency

Beyondblue is preparing for phase three of a plan to help emergency services personnel tackle life-threatening mental health issues.

Building healthy bones

A lunchbox jelly snack made from seaweed and lobster shell is being designed to help children boost their calcium levels.

Wound healing clinic to change lives

For patients with persistent wounds, years and sometime even decades of suffering could soon be over.