AI-powered ‘knowledge engine’ a game-changer for antibiotic resistance

  21 May 2019

In summary: 
  • UTS will lead a pioneering multi-institutional One Health initiative to address antimicrobial resistance across human, animal and environmental contexts
  • The project has secured a $1 million grant from the Medical Research Future Fund’s new Frontier Health and Medical Research Program
  • Researchers will develop an Australia-wide AI-powered network for surveillance and mitigation of antimicrobial resistance

A groundbreaking project to tackle one of the world’s most pressing and complex health challenges – antimicrobial resistance (AMR) – has secured a $1 million boost. UTS will lead a consortium of 26 researchers from 14 organisations in the development of an AMR ‘knowledge engine’ capable of predicting outbreaks and informing interventions, supported by a grant from the Medical Research Future Fund.

Photo: credit by Bing Digital

Further reading: UTS Newsroom
Clean Environment   Effective Surveillance   Healthy Animals   Healthy Patients   Secure Foods   Smart Innovations  
Back

OUR UNDERWRITERS

Unrestricted financial support by:

LifeArc

Antimicrobial Resistance Fighter Coalition

Bangalore Bioinnovation Centre

INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION PHARMACEUTICAL MANUFACTURERS & ASSOCIATIONS





Ambassador Network

Join the AMR Insights Ambassador Network today!

Connect to over 650 AMR professionals and students in 65 countries!

Register

What is going on with AMR?
Stay tuned with remarkable global AMR news and developments!

Keep me informed