Taking stroke detection into the skies
Ground-breaking new airborne lightweight CT scanners are under competitive development by the Australian Stroke Alliance.
Prototyping and manufacturing facility to accelerate medtech start-ups
Entrepreneurs and researchers will collaborate to develop new medical technologies for healthcare and diagnostics thanks to funding for a $16.7 million facility based at RMIT University.
Victoria developing wearable tech that instantly detects COVID-19
The Victorian government has announced development of a wearable sensor that will give people instant checks for COVID-19.
Technology key to meaningful transformation of aged care: RMIT-CISCO lab
Technology and digitisation have a critical to role to play in transforming an aged care system that can be scaled to meet the needs of the 1.2 million Australians who currently use the system, new research from the RMIT-Cisco Health Transformation Lab in Melbourne has found.
New European project to empower citizens to become savvy with digital health tools
The €2.7 million research project will create a digital health literacy strategy and transform how everyday citizens manage their healthcare.
Making muscles, building brains: inside the mind-blowing world of biofabrication
In a research lab at a Melbourne hospital, work is underway to turn biomedical science fiction into reality.
Audio files are being used as digital drugs: survey
New study sheds light on the little-known phenomenon of binaural beats, where sounds purportedly evoke psychoactive effects.
Acclaimed Melbourne poet awarded inaugural Health Transformation Lab Fellowship
Melbourne-based poet and essayist Andy Jackson has been awarded the Health Transformation Lab’s inaugural ‘Writing the Future of Health’ Fellowship.
New AI tech for early detection of prostate cancer
Researchers have developed a diagnostic tool that can spot prostate cancer before patients have any symptoms, using artificial intelligence to analyse CT scans in just seconds.
New courses to transform digital healthcare
A suite of new courses is set to equip health professionals with skills needed to keep pace with rapid technological advances in healthcare.
Australian launch of digital health ecosystem
RMIT has partnered with the European Connected Health Alliance (ECHAlliance) for the launch of a digital health ecosystem in Australia that will strengthen the connections between patients, clinicians, researchers, policy makers, technology providers and the community.