CRISPR-carrying nanoparticles edit the genome

CRISPR-carrying nanoparticles edit the genome

New delivery system developed by MIT team deletes disease-causing genes and reduces cholesterol. In a new study, MIT researchers have developed nanoparticles that can deliver …

Microbiome Innovation and Pilot Grants

Microbiome Innovation and Pilot Grants

The Center for Microbiome Informatics and Therapeutics is pleased to announce a new funding opportunity for research grants. To learn more and apply, please visit …

Researchers engineer CRISPR to edit single RNA letters in human cells

Researchers engineer CRISPR to edit single RNA letters in human cells

“REPAIR” system edits RNA, rather than DNA; has potential to treat diseases without permanently affecting the genome. The Broad Institute and MIT scientists who first …

Elazer Edelman honored with Cardiovascular Research Foundation career achievement award

Elazer Edelman honored with Cardiovascular Research Foundation career achievement award

The following was adapted from a press release from the Cardiovascular Research Foundation. Elazer Edelman, the Thomas D. and Virginia W. Cabot Professor of Health …

MIT class focuses on life lived on wheels

MIT class focuses on life lived on wheels

Once a year for two hours, a group of able-bodied students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology take to the streets of Cambridge and their …

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.

October 16, 2017

Arup K. Chakraborty, the Robert T. Haslam Professor of Chemical Engineering and founding director of MIT’s Institute for Medical Engineering and Science (IMES), has been elected …

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July 7, 2017

Data for all To positively impact global health, build an accessible multinational community around data. That’s what Dr. Roger Mark, Distinguished Professor of Health Sciences …

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September 28, 2017

Experiments confirm hypothesis about how the genome becomes organized into “neighborhoods.” A molecular “motor” that organizes the genome into distinct neighborhoods by forming loops of …

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Microbiome Innovation and Pilot Grants November 1, 2017

The Center for Microbiome Informatics and Therapeutics is pleased to announce a new funding opportunity for research grants. To learn more and apply, please visit …

Ultra-long-term drug delivery capsule engineered by MIT and Brigham and Womens Researchers can stay in the body for up to two weeks which enables a more effective and efficient therapy.

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Senior Financial Officer - IMES

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. . . .

Postdoctoral Associate - IMES/Isolation and Characterization of Exosomes Project

Join the team of Dr. Mercedes Balcells-Camps and Professor Elazer Edelman in a research group focused on extracellular vesicles, especially exosomes and microvesicles, which are not merely lipid vesicles, but also carry nucleic acids . . .

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