• Becoming Digital in Health Sciences Research

    It’s been a long time coming, and it may have taken a pandemic, but digital disruption in health has arrived. What does this mean for research in the health sciences? Digital Health is where technology meets people. From AI to wearables, mobile devices and apps, new technologies offer opportunities to transform models of care, support … Read more

  • The beginning of a major revolution in how we tackle Alzheimer’s disease

    A/Prof Wijngaarden’s research uses hyperspectral imaging (HSI) technology, which was first developed by NASA engineers to image Earth from space, to provide detailed information about the minerals in the soil and to map plant life. The team has adapted this technology to scan the retina of the eye as a way to detect signs of … Read more

  • Funding awarded

    georg-arthur-pflueger-TeWwYARfcM4-unspla

    MACH is supporting an MRFF grant allowing MACH Care of the Ageing Committee’s Dr Suzanne Kapp to tackle the rise of pressure injuries in aged care.

  • Funding awarded for e-health intervention for pressure injuries in aged care

    Pressure injuries (bed sores) affect up to 28% of aged care residents and cost the health system AU$983 million per annum. MACH is supporting a recently awarded Victorian Medical Research Acceleration Fund grant of $376,800, which will allow MACH Care of the Ageing Committee’s Dr Suzanne Kapp tackle the rise of pressure injuries in aged care. Dr Kapp is … Read more