Statistical model research by an IMES faculty member and an HST student improves analysis of skin conductance

Statistical model research by an IMES faculty member and an HST student improves analysis of skin conductance

By accounting for sweat physiology, method can make better use of electrodermal activity for tracking subconscious changes in physical or emotional state. Electrodermal activity (EDA) …

Technique recovers lost single-cell RNA-sequencing information

Technique recovers lost single-cell RNA-sequencing information

Boosting the efficiency of single-cell RNA-sequencing helps reveal subtle differences between healthy and dysfunctional cells. Sequencing RNA from individual cells can reveal a great deal …

A step toward a universal flu vaccine

A step toward a universal flu vaccine

With computer models and lab experiments, researchers, including a member of the IMES faculty, are working on a strategy for vaccines that could protect against …

Nanoparticles can turn off genes in bone marrow cells

Nanoparticles can turn off genes in bone marrow cells

Using these new particles, researchers, including a member of the IMES faculty, could develop treatments for heart disease and other conditions. Using specialized nanoparticles, MIT …

Three from MIT, including an IMES faculty member, receive National Institutes of Health Awards

Three from MIT, including an IMES faculty member, receive National Institutes of Health Awards

Michael Birnbaum, Anders Hansen, and Tami Lieberman receive NIH Director’s New Innovator Awards from the NIH Common Fund’s High-Risk, High-Reward Research program. Three MIT faculty …

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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