Carmenta machine

Carmenta Diagnostic

Dr Enzo Ranieri, Dr Janice Fletcher, Peter Sharp & Dr Steven Ramsay

  • Earlier and less invasive detection of Down Syndrome
  • Uses maternal blood, lowering risk to foetus
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stem cells

Mesenchymal Stem Cells

Dr Paul Simmons, Prof Stan Gronthos & Prof Andrew Zannettino

  • Researchers identified a method to isolate these cells
  • Isolated cells used to assist repair of heart, bone & joints
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Vial Hugger

Vial Hugger

Dr Weng-Onn Chan

  • Invented, developed and manufactured in Adelaide
  • Holds 1.5 ml vials securely, allowing opthalmologists to draw up medicines through a syringe without assistance holding the vial.
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Lung MRI scan

APOMAB®

Invented by Dr Michael Brown
MBBS, Ph.D., FRACP, FRCPA
Consultant Medical Oncologist, Royal Adelaide Hospital

  • Breakthrough treatment for solid tumour cancers
  • Researching RIT and ADC treatments and diagnostics
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Monotreme Researcher

Monotreme GLP1

Dr Frank Grutzner

  • Collaboration between the University of Adelaide, Flinders University, Monash University, the Royal Adelaide Hospital, and SAHMRI
  • The project will investigate the medical potential of hormones present in the venom of the platypus and the echidna.
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Insulin needles

Hypowatch

Invented by Dr Richard Burnet 
Endocrinology Dept, Royal Adelaide Hospital.

  • Detects dangerously low blood-sugar in the sufferers of Type 1 Diabetes
  • Non-invasive way of alerting the wearer to onset of hypoglycaemia
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agar plate stack

MicroStreak®

Lead inventor John Glasson
MAppSc (Med Lab Sc) , Dip. Med Tech
(ex)Chief Operating Officer, Division of Clinical Pathology, Institute of Medical and Veterinary Science

  • Improving plate culture technology
  • Better performance and accuracy for laboratories
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Research to Reality.

AusHealth Research translates and commercialises hospitals research into leading edge medical technologies and treatments.

Since 1985 AusHealth Research has returned more than A$42 million to its shareholder to develop leading-edge medical technologies which have been invented by the highly skilled doctors, researchers and staff of CALHN. AusHealth Research has been successful in licensing these technologies to companies today worth $1.7 billion and has assisted in bringing tens of millions of dollars to CALHN to support its research.

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