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ithree institute

ithree institute

The ithree institute focuses on addressing key challenges in the understanding and control of infectious diseases in humans and animals.
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Centre for Health Technologies

Centre for Health Technologies

CHT focuses on health and disease processes, development of new devices, and advanced methods for early detection, diagnosis and rehabilitation of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, neurological disorders and cancer.
In 2014, UTS had the privilege to host the second international Biomedical-Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program.
Australian research that has produced a line of insulin producing cells that could eliminate the need for injections for Type 1 diabetics will be commercialised by US company Nuvilex and its subsidiaries Nuvilex Australia and Nuvilex Europe.
A public health institute in the US predicts that the era of antibiotics could be over in a decade or two. And a report by WHO says many bacteria responsible for common but serious diseases such as pneumonia, diarrhoea and gonorrhoea are now resistant to antibiotics
PhD student Varuni Munasinghe, Professor John Ellis and Chancellor Postdoctoral Fellow Joel Barratt have recently published two papers, which contest a hundred years of preconceived knowledge.