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Arup K. Chakraborty awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

Arup K. Chakraborty, the Robert T. Haslam Professor in Chemical Engineering and founding director of MIT’s Institute for Medical Engineering and Science (IMES), has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship. Guggenheim Fellowships are intended for individuals who have already demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts. …

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Call for Applications: Broshy Graduate Fellowship in Medical Engineering & Science

We are delighted to call for applications for the 4th Annual Broshy Graduate Fellowship program at MIT. The purpose of this Fellowship is to support the research and education of an exceptional graduate student whose work focuses on a novel, interdisciplinary project that has a good likelihood of being translated into an innovative…

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HST Student Aikaterini Mantzanivou is a 2018 Koch Institute Image Awards Winner

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Into the Fold: Using Origami to Beat Metastasized Cancer Contributors: Aikaterini Mantzanivou, Lina A. Colucci, Michael J. Cima Many advanced cancer patients have tumors growing throughout their abdomen. They need treatment that combines surgery and chemotherapy to kill as many cancer cells as possible while minimizing damage to their body….

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

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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 victory at last night’s MIT Sloan Healthcare Innovation Prize competition, with contact lenses that deliver medications directly to the eye over days or weeks. For…

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