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Artificial intelligence yields new antibiotic

Using a deep-learning model, MIT researchers, including faculty members at IMES, have identified a powerful new drug that can kill many species of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Using a machine-learning algorithm, MIT researchers have identified a powerful new antibiotic compound. In laboratory tests, the drug killed many of the world’s most problematic…

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Accelerating the pace of engineering

The 2019-20 School of Engineering MathWorks Fellows, including an HST MEMP graduate student, are using MATLAB and Simulink to advance discovery and innovation across disciplines. Nicolas Meirhaeghe, a student in the Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology (HST) Medical Engineering and Medical Physics (MEMP) PhD program, specializing in Bioastronautics, was recently…

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Ralph and Claire Brindis: A partnership of interests and opportunity

An MIT graduate and his wife, who have devoted their lives to improving human health through research, have established a fund that supports the IMES mission. Claire and Ralph ’70 Brindis have devoted their lives to improving human health through evidence-based medicine and public policy. Their recent gift to establish…

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