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AEHRC Case studies list

We develop and deploy leading edge ICT innovations for Australian health care system

The Australian e-Health Research Centre works with our partners to deliver value to the Australian community. This page features some of the projects we have achieved or are working on with our partners. These case studies identify the challenge we were addressing, details of our approach to tackling the challenge and the results and outcomes.

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Motor Neurone Disease and Dementia

  CSIRO is a partner in the Dementia Team Grant led by Prof Ian Blair at Macquarie University – one of only six funded applications. The Challenge: Uncovering the molecular mechanisms of Amyotrophic Later Sclerosis (ALS)....

July 31, 20180


The Challenge: Renewal software and terminology to support MALT initiative The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) pursued a visionary e-health, future-proofed data environment for their members and stakeholders who...

July 20, 20180

Rehab App for Better Knee Replacement Recovery

The Australian e-Health Research Centre at CSIRO, together with Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Australia, have designed and developed Activate TKR, an orthopaedic support technology platform, which comprises a mobile phone...

July 19, 20180

Social Robots to Support Children with Autism

The Challenge:  Finding ways to support children with autism to develop social interaction and communication skills For children on the autism spectrum, social interaction and communication can be significantly challenging....

June 5, 20180
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Rehab App for Better Knee Replacement Recovery

The Challenge: Patients aren’t completing rehab following total knee replacements Total knee replacement (TKR) is a procedure that has been rising steadily in recent years. In fact there was a 77 per cent increase in TKR...

March 14, 20180

GT-Scan Suite

Computational tools to improve genome engineering applications   The GT-Scan suite contains computational tools for efficiently solving the optimisation problem of identifying the most suitable target for genome engineering...

March 9, 20180


machine learning for population-scale whole genome data Genomic information is increasingly being used for medical research, giving rise to the need for efficient analysis methodologies able to cope with thousands of individuals and...

March 9, 20181

Improving eye screening for people with diabetes using AI

  The Challenge: Diabetic retinopathy screening can only be done by specialists Diabetic retinopathy is a complication affecting one in three people with diabetes. Without early detection and timely treatment, it can lead to...

February 8, 20183
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Adverse Drug Reaction Identification in Medical Forums

The Challenge Adverse Drug Reactions (ADRs), also known as drug side effects, are a major concern for public health, costing health care systems worldwide millions of dollars. Social media has been identified as a source of information...

November 23, 20176
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