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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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IMES, MIT faculty on list of top, international translational researchers

Daniel Anderson, Robert Langer, among the top translational reseachers in biotechnology. The list of top translational researchers in biotechnology for 2018, in Nature Biotechnology, a journal about the best research from across the field, includes two faculty members of the MIT Institute for Medical Engineering and Science (IMES). Daniel Anderson,…

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IMES collaborates with Miami-Dade County to accelerate medical technology innovation

IMES and Miami-Dade County establish the Global Co-Creation Lab in Miami, to develop medical technologies for the benefit of the community. In an effort to accelerate innovation and new technologies in health care, Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez is working with the leaders of the MIT Institute of Medical…

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Students in HST class collaborate to help blind boater sail solo

Four seniors in the Principles and Practices of Assistive Technology (PPAT) program, led by IMES Senior Lecturer Julie Greenberg, designed an audible device to help an MIT employee navigate on the water. This fall, a team of four students in MIT’s course 6.811 (Principles and Practices of Assistive Technology, or…

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