Expanding access to the world’s top medical minds

Expanding access to the world’s top medical minds

InfiniteMD, co-founded by an HST alumnus, virtually connects patients with leading medical specialists to give advice on treatment plans, diagnoses, and more. Earlier this year, …

Regina Barzilay wins $1M Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence Squirrel AI award

Regina Barzilay wins $1M Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence Squirrel AI award

A member of the IMES affiliate faculty is announced as award’s first recipient for work in cancer diagnosis and drug synthesis. For more than 100 …

A primer on viruses, vaccines, and therapies

A primer on viruses, vaccines, and therapies

New book for the general public by the founding director of IMES explains how novel viruses such as SARS-Cov-2 emerge and how we can fight …

Making health care more personal

Making health care more personal

The company Health at Scale, co-founded by two HST alumni and an MIT professor, uses machine learning to improve outcomes for individual patients. The health …

Real-time data for a better response to disease outbreaks

Real-time data for a better response to disease outbreaks

The startup Kinsa, founded by an HST graduate, uses its smart thermometers to detect and track the spread of contagious illness before patients go to …

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.

September 2, 2020

Transitioning to graduate or medical school is a challenge ­– doing so during a pandemic, even more so. This year’s incoming Harvard-MIT Program in Health …

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July 8, 2020

Several HST students received honors, fellowships and awards during the 2019-2020 academic year, including Constantine Tzouanas, an HST Medical Engineering and Medical Physics (MEMP) PhD …

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August 7, 2020

Eight faculty members, including two at IMES, have been granted tenure in five departments across the School of Engineering. The School of Engineering has announced …

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EVENTS
SENSE.nano SYMPOSIUM Sept. 21-22, 2020; Sept. 29, 2020 August 18, 2020

Join us at the 2020 SENSE.nano symposium for an exploration of sensing the body at all scales. From the level of cells, organs, and body …

IMES director gives keynote at SENSE.nano June 10, 2020

Elazer Edelman, Director, Institute for Medical Engineering and Science (IMES); Edward J. Poitras Professor in Medical Engineering and Science, will deliver the opening address. Register …

This scanning electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2 (yellow)—also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus that causes COVID-19—isolated from a patient, emerging from the surface of cells (blue/pink) cultured in the lab.
Image: NIAID-RML

A fund has been formed to support MIT’s response to help with the Covid-19 crisis, including providing equipment, space, expertise and other resources to local area hospitals and other health care providers. Contributions to this fund will supplement Institute resources that are already being applied to these immediate medical needs including through the Medical Outreach and Crisis Management Team led by Professor Elazer Edelman, such as donations of personal protective equipment. Gifts will also support the work of Project Manus under Professor Martin Culpepper for projects including the design and mass manufacture of disposable face shields.

Covid-19 Response gift form link:

giving.mit.edu/covid19

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Careers
Senior Financial Officer

Under the general direction of the IMES Assistant Director, the Senior Financial Officer (SFO) is responsible for the fiscal management of all financial related transactions, including all sponsored, non-sponsored, and general accounts according to the terms and conditions of the sponsor and the Institute. The SFO will provide comprehensive leadership support and strategic direction to the IMES Finance Office. This individual will effectively lead a small team of financial staff and be responsible for training, orientation, and career development to optimize overall contributions to the department. The SFO will identify and optimize ongoing operational process improvement within the department.

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