Monthly birth control pill could replace daily doses

Monthly birth control pill could replace daily doses

Long-lasting capsule can remain in the stomach and release contraceptive drugs over several weeks. Oral contraceptives are one of the most popular forms of birth …

Technique identifies T cells primed for certain allergies or infections

Technique identifies T cells primed for certain allergies or infections

Researchers develop a method to isolate and sequence the RNA of T cells that react to a specific target. When your immune system is exposed …

Double-sided tape for tissues could replace surgical sutures

Double-sided tape for tissues could replace surgical sutures

MIT engineers, including from IMES, create new adhesive that binds wet surfaces within seconds could be used to heal wounds or implant medical devices. Inspired …

MIT IMES professor elected to the National Academy of Medicine for 2019

MIT IMES professor elected to the National Academy of Medicine for 2019

Sangeeta Bhatia and Richard Young recognized for their contributions to “advancement of the medical sciences, health care, and public health.” Sangeeta Bhatia, an MIT professor …

Detecting patients’ pain levels via their brain signals

Detecting patients’ pain levels via their brain signals

System could help with diagnosing and treating noncommunicative patients. Researchers from MIT and elsewhere have developed a system that measures a patient’s pain level by …

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.

November 22, 2019

IMES and Miami-Dade County establish the Global Co-Creation Lab in Miami, to develop medical technologies for the benefit of the community. In an effort to …

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November 15, 2019

Massachusetts expands Digital Health R&D Sandbox Program, adds sites in Cambridge, Boston, and western Massachusetts The MIT Institute for Medical Engineering and Science (IMES) has …

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September 26, 2019

James J. Collins, the Termeer Professor of Medical Engineering and Science in the MIT Institute for Medical Engineering and Science (IMES), has been awarded the …

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EVENTS
Celebration and Conference for Pete Szolovits’ 70th Birthday, Dec. 2, Harvard Medical School November 26, 2019

Pete Szolovits’ 70th Birthday Conference Date: Monday, December 02, 2019 Time: 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM Location: Waterhouse Room, Gordon Hall, Harvard Medical School.   …

Founders Lecture, Oct. 30, Arup K. Chakraborty October 10, 2019

Arup K. Chakraborty gives inaugural Founders Lecture

Since the world’s first epidemic, we’ve built treatments for various infectious diseases. Yet, our understanding of disease transmission, and the mechanisms behind it, have not advanced much from the 19th century days of Louis Pasteur. Lydia Bourouiba, Disease Transmission Scientist, explains that, to uncover remaining secrets behind disease transmission, we must leverage advances in fluid dynamics and biophysics.

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Careers
Senior Research Support Associate, Chung Lab

To assist with general operational and research-related tasks within an experimental neuroscience/engineering laboratory working with mouse tissue and clinical samples. General operational tasks include maintaining inventory, making buffers, 3D microscope imaging, tissue processing, 3D image analysis, and other laboratory and experimental tasks as needed.

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