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The Sekisui House at MIT: Addressing the growing challenge of the special needs of the aging

A collaboration between MIT’s Institute of Medical Engineering and Science (IMES) and Sekisui House of Japan will investigate in-home wellness monitoring CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – To address the growing problem of an aging population, in Japan and around the world, MIT’s Institute of Medical Engineering and Science (IMES) and the Sekisui…

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Call for applications: MIT-GSK Gertrude B. Elion Research Fellowship Program for Drug Discovery and Disease

Introduction MIT and GlaxoSmithKline are pleased to announce the opening of the application process for the MIT-GSK Gertrude B. Elion Research Fellowship Program for Drug Discovery and Disease. This program funds up to three selected Fellows to conduct post-doctoral research at MIT, with a goal of promoting basic research while…

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Detecting patients’ pain levels via their brain signals

System could help with diagnosing and treating noncommunicative patients. Researchers from MIT and elsewhere have developed a system that measures a patient’s pain level by analyzing brain activity from a portable neuroimaging device. The system could help doctors diagnose and treat pain in unconscious and noncommunicative patients, which could reduce…

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