$100 million for medical research technology

The Australian Government is investing $100 million into the development of new technologies to improve the diagnosis and treatment of stroke, epilepsy and lung disease, including COVID-19.

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This funding from the Medical Research Future Fund’s Frontier Health and Medical Research initiative will support the development of:

  • lightweight brain scanners that can be carried in ambulances to treat stroke victims
  • a platform of artificial intelligence based expertise and clinical decision support, to provide people with epilepsy with the best practice care, and
  • safe, rapid and easy to use lung scanners.

See the media release for further details about the projects receiving funding.

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