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Health Science Projects

The Curtin Institute for Data Science is supporting partners from academia, industry, and government across various sectors such as, health sciences, astronomy, agriculture and aquaculture, manufacturing, transport with their data science, software development, and computational needs.

At present, the Institute would typically contribute to 30-40 research projects per annum, working with over 50 external organisations.

Curtin Faculty of Health Sciences; The Digital Health CRC; WA Dept of Health; WA Country Health Services; La Trobe University; WA Primary Health Alliance

Improving outcomes for chronic kidney disease (CKD)

Chronic kidney disease (CKD), a condition characterised by the gradual loss of kidney function, is a major global health problem. CKD affects approximately 1 in 10 adults. This project is using a ground-breaking Privacy Preserving Record Linkage (PPRL) technique developed by Curtin University researchers to create a linked data resource of pathology and secondary healthcare data.

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