Medicine and Healthcare at ITWM

We use mathematical methods in many medical fields and thus improve the survival chances of patients. Whether it is monitoring premature infants or creating the optimal therapy plan, our tools and research can help.

Example Applications and Projects

 

System Analysis, Prognosis and Control

Diagnostic System

Diagnostic System for the Brain Maturation Process in Premature Infants

 

Financial Mathematics

Damage Extrapolation in the Healthcare Sector

Our goal in this research area is the estimation of guaranteed damage in billing fraud in the health care sector.

 

System Analysis, Prognosis and Control

Development of New Medication

Mathematical learning methods support the development of new pharmaceutical drugs.

 

System Analysis, Prognosis and Control

Data Analysis in Life Sciences and Biotechnology

Collection, processing and interpretation of complex data

 

System Analysis, Prognosis and Control

Next Generation Sequencing

Evaluation of software for the primary analysis of NGS Data

 

Optimization

Optimization of the Closure of Abdominal Wall

Surgical treatments include quiet often the opening of the abdominal wall.

 

Optimization

Viruses for Tumor Therapy

The aim of the project is to establish a broadly applicable platform technology for combined oncolytic virus immunotherapy.

 

Optimization

Medical Care in Rural Areas

The aim of HealthFaCT is to find the optimal distribution of the scarce health care resources in rural areas.

 

Financial Mathematics

Retirement Plans

We developed the software ALMSim-Pathgenerator to support providers of pension products in questions of product development and placement and effective cost calculation.

 

Optimization

Radiation Therapy

In several projects techniques for the adaption of therapy plans based on multimodal data during the radiation treatment are developed.

 

Optimization

Duty Rosters for Nursing Professions

In the GamOR project, we are developing a software tool that supports nursing staff in planning their rosters.

 

Optimization

Optimization in Radiofrequency Ablation

In order to provide more assurance for doctors, we develop an imaging-based planning system.

 

Optimization

Extra-Corporal Focussed Ultrasound Therapy

The method is a high-potential approach to non-invasive tumor therapy.

 

Optimization

Scheduling Medical Appointments

In the project we analyze and improve the various treatments and examinations in hospitals.

 

Optimization

Systemic Therapies

Especially when planning therapies that strongly interfere with the organism, there is a great need for computer-aided decision support systems in the search for a therapy.

 

Optimization

Optimal Dispatching in Logistics

The aim of the project is to develop an optimization engine for Opti-Trans®, a software for dispatching transports requests.