MIT linQ welcomes IDEA² Global teams for 2018

MIT linQ welcomes IDEA² Global teams for 2018

The 13 teams admitted to MIT linQ’s IDEA² Global for 2018 have begun their seven-month program, which provides intensive innovation method training, collaborative project development, team-specific mentoring, and …

HST student, Tyler Clites, received Lemelson-MIT Student Prize

HST student, Tyler Clites, received Lemelson-MIT Student Prize

Tyler Clites, a PhD candidate in the Harvard-MIT Program in Health Sciences and Technology, says his fascination with invention began when he was a child. …

MIT-Tufts collaboration aims to advance translational research

MIT-Tufts collaboration aims to advance translational research

The T.5 Capacity in Medical Devices Program is co-led by Institute for Medical Engineering and Science (IMES) Director Elazer R. Edelman. Photo credit: Bryce Vickmark …

Contact lenses that deliver drugs directly to the eye win health care prize

Contact lenses that deliver drugs directly to the eye win health care prize

Eight teams pitched novel inventions at MIT Sloan Healthcare Innovations Prize competition. A team from a Harvard Medical School affiliate saw its way clearly to …

Study reveals why polymer stents failed

Study reveals why polymer stents failed

Microscopic flaws in material structure can lead to stent deformation after implantation. Many patients with heart disease have a metal stent implanted to keep 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.

June 13, 2018

Philipp Simons, a second year PhD student at Department of Materials Science and Engineering (DMSE), has been selected as 2018 Broshy Fellowship recipient. Philipp received …

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April 30, 2018

Elazer R. Edelman has been named the new Director of the Institute for Medical Engineering and Science (IMES), effective May 1. The announcement was made …

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June 18, 2018

Alex K. Shalek, Pfizer-Laubach Career Development Assistant Professor, has been named one of five 2018 Pew-Stewart Scholars for Cancer Research. This program is a partnership …

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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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Administrative Assistant II

To provide comprehensive administrative support for three faculty members and administrative service to the department. Will prepare/process financial paperwork and reimbursements; monitor and reconcile research and discretionary accounts…

Technical Associate I - IMES/Shalek Lab

The Shalek Lab specializes in leveraging novel single-cell genomic approaches to understand the behaviors of complex biological systems. The position will allow the applicant to gain experience in this field, with a specific focus in infectious disease, specifically Lyme, West Nile, and Influenza. Research questions in the lab also extend to cancer and autoimmunity…

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