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Mercedes Balcells-Camps receives 2019 MIT Excellence Award

For her 20 years of dedication to cultivating a workplace that fosters diverse viewpoints and open collaboration, IMES Principal Research Scientist Mercedes Balcells-Camps has won a 2019 MIT Excellence Award for “Advancing Inclusion and Global Perspectives”. She will be celebrated alongside other MIT Excellence Award winners and Collier Medal recipients…

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Oxygen-tracking method could improve diabetes treatment

Measurements could help scientists develop better designs for a bioartificial pancreas. Transplanting pancreatic islet cells into patients with diabetes is a promising alternative to the daily insulin injections that many of these patients now require. These cells could act as a bioartificial pancreas, monitoring blood glucose levels and secreting insulin…

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