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Avilash Cramer wins first place in AAPM Young Investigators Symposium

Avilash Cramer, an HST MEMP doctoral candidate, was granted the John R. Cameron* Young Investigator award at the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) annual meeting. Avilash’s award was given for his presentation titled “A Stationary Computed Tomography Module Using Photocathode-Driven X-Ray Sources.” Avilash works in the lab of Dr….

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Preventing Opioid Addiction Relapses

Photo Credit: Alex Hogan/STAT Watching someone close to her struggle with opioid addiction, then-HST PhD student Emily Lindemer noticed the obstacles faced by people in recovery. During a 2016 MIT health hackathon, she led a team seeking to develop a technology to help mediate the constant environmental triggers that lead to relapse….

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MIT linQ Catalyst Program: Call for Applications

MIT linQ Catalyst Program is recruiting for the next cohort of Catalyst Fellow. Catalyst is a collaborative initiative increasing the potential of innovative biomedical research to benefit society and the economy. Learn more about Catalyst Program   CALL FOR APPLICATIONS Do you want to break out of the constraints of…

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If the Spacesuit Fits

Movement really moves Richard Fineman, a fourth-year PhD student in the Harvard-MIT Program in Health Sciences and Technology. Using wearable sensors and a range of complex modeling tools, Fineman is able to measure and understand a body in motion in unprecedented ways. He is using what he’s learning to advance…

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Chronic neural implants modulate microstructures in the brain with pinpoint accuracy

Photo: MiNDS probes cause minimal injury to brain tissue. This picture shows minimal tissue scarring (green and red stains) and healthy neuron growth (purple) surrounding the implant. Credit: Khalil Ramadi The diversity of structures and functions of the brain is becoming increasingly realized in research today. Key structures exist in the…

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