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Our 'Secret Sauce'


The MCIRCC difference

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Our 'Secret Sauce'


The MCIRCC difference

 

THE BEST WAY TO PREDICT THE FUTURE IS TO INVENT IT.

- Alan Kay

 

Multidisciplinary Team Science at its best


Meet your match

Multidisciplinary Team Science at its best


Meet your match

 

We bring together researchers from different disciplines and pair them with industry partners to get their research to the bedside.

 

their own unique approaches. To foster these innovations, we bring together researchers from across the University’s top-ranked schools of Medicine and Nursing, to Engineering and Public Health. 

We’re big believers in multidisciplinary team science, and know that collaboration is often necessary to take research in new and exciting directions. Innovations that once seemed impossible for researchers working in isolation are now becoming a reality as they each bring

Clinical Decision Support


Turning big data into big knowledge

Clinical Decision Support


Turning big data into big knowledge

 

Our Clinical Decision Support Unit supports predictive medicine solutions by harnessing the power of big data and real-time analytics.

 

That’s why we have created a Big Data Ecosystem that cleans, time-aligns and prepares data, using it to then create and deploy advanced analytics that run in real-time. Once in our platform, researchers can analyze the data and create models that can be deployed to our run-time environment. 

As the medical industry evolves, there is a need for advanced analytics that make use of data in motion to solve medical problems by making real-time predictions and eventually prescriptive actions. However, moving to advanced analytics requires a robust tool set and ecosystem.

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Critical Care Grand Challenge


Funding to support high-risk, high-reward research

Critical Care Grand Challenge


Funding to support high-risk, high-reward research

 

Each year the Grand Challenge targets a big problem and rewards bold solutions.

 

made up of clinicians, business development and external partners. The best of the best then receive funding for their milestone-driven research over a 12-month timeframe.

This symposium begins with a 'state of the art' discussion, followed by the release of a Request For Proposal. We then invite the most promising proposals to 'pitch' their idea to an expert panel
 


2016 - TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY

It is often the minutes and hours following a traumatic brain injury (TBI) that can determine whether a patient lives or dies. There has been little advancement in developing diagnostic tools and treatments, which is why we partnered with the Joyce and Don Massey Family Foundation to fund innovative solutions that could improve outcomes after severe TBI.

 


2015 - SEPSIS

Sepsis or 'blood poisoning' occurs when the body's natural response to infection becomes unbalanced, runs out of control and leads to multiple organ damage. Difficult to diagnose, and even harder to treat, sepsis claims more lives than any cancer. Our researchers were challenged to undertake the difficult task of finding new ways to address the current sepsis treatment gaps. 

 

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Partnerships


Partnerships


Our partners are just as passionate as we are about critical care.