Democratizing artificial intelligence in health care

Democratizing artificial intelligence in health care

Hackathons promote doctor-data scientist collaboration and expanded access to electronic medical-records to improve patient care. An artificial intelligence program that’s better than human doctors at …

Flippable DNA switches help bacteria resist antibiotics and are more common than thought

Flippable DNA switches help bacteria resist antibiotics and are more common than thought

Invertons — bits of regulatory DNA that can flip between “on” and “off” positions — let bacteria adapt to their surroundings and are widespread. Bacteria …

Engineers create an inhalable form of messenger RNA

Engineers create an inhalable form of messenger RNA

Patients with lung disease could find relief by breathing in messenger RNA molecules. Messenger RNA, which can induce cells to produce therapeutic proteins, holds great …

Leg nerves activated by light offer new path to restoring mobility

Leg nerves activated by light offer new path to restoring mobility

New optogenetic technique could help restore limb movement, treat muscle tremor. For the first time, MIT researchers have shown that nerves made to express proteins …

Students in HST class collaborate to help blind boater sail solo

Students in HST class collaborate to help blind boater sail solo

Four seniors in the Principles and Practices of Assistive Technology (PPAT) program, led by IMES Senior Lecturer Julie Greenberg, designed an audible device to help …

IMES is a hub that brings together the community of students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty who work at the convergence of engineering, science, and translational medicine.

December 21, 2018

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) has named IMES core faculty member and W.M. Keck Career Development Professor in Biomedical Engineering, Thomas Heldt, …

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December 10, 2018

Carnegie Mellon University announced Dec. 5 that Emery N. Brown, the Associate Director of the Institute for Medical Engineering and Science, the Edward Hood Taplin …

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November 29, 2018

Results could also indicate whether antibiotics have successfully treated the infection. Pneumonia, a respiratory disease that kills about 50,000 people in the United States every …

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Four seniors in the Principles and Practices of Assistive Technology (PPAT) program, led by IMES Senior Lecturer Julie Greenberg, designed an audible device to help an MIT employee navigate on the water.

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To provide effective management of all IMES and Health Sciences and Technology (HST) Program-related financial activity, including all sponsored, non-sponsored, and general accounts administered through IMES and the HST Program at both MIT and Harvard Medical School.

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