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fungalAi is a cross discipline team

Dr Michelle Ananda-Rajah 
Infectious Diseases & General Medicine  
A/Prof  Reza Haffari 
Language Technology

Dr Michelle Ananda-Rajah PhD is a physician in general medicine and infectious diseases at The Alfred Hospital, a major Australian transplant centre. She has expertise in fungal infections, antifungal stewardship and the role of artificial intelligence in improving patient outcomes. From 2019-20, she held the prestigious TRIP (Translating Research into Practice) fellowship by the Medical Research Future Fund and was appointed to JAMA Network Open as a statistical & methods reviewer. Michelle is the founder of fungalAi. Her other interests include occupational safety in healthcare. Her academic profile is here.

A/Prof Reza Haffari is a Senior Lecturer and the Director of the Graduate Diploma in Data Science in the Faculty of IT, Monash University. He is a Nature published Bioinformatician and specialist in Artificial Intelligence and Natural Language Processing. His research is supported by Google Inc and the Australian Research Council. In 2019 he was awarded a prestigious ARC Future Fellowship. His academic profile is here.

A/Prof Samantha Ellis 

A/Prof Samantha Ellis is a senior consultant radiologist and Head of Thoracic Radiology at The Alfred Hospital. Her expertise includes interstitial lung disease and invasive fungal infections.

Dr Jarrel Seah 

Dr Jarrel Seah is a radiology fellow at Alfred Health with expertise in computer vision, machine learning, application development and general radiology. He is the co-winner of the 2014 Microsoft Imagine Cup, a global competition, for the development of Eyenaemia - a non-invasive screening algorithm for anaemia. He is currently working with a Sydney based radiology start up while maintaining his academic interests in radiology.

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