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MIT IMES professor elected to the National Academy of Medicine for 2019

Sangeeta Bhatia and Richard Young recognized for their contributions to “advancement of the medical sciences, health care, and public health.” Sangeeta Bhatia, an MIT professor of electrical engineering and computer science and of health sciences and technology, and Richard Young, an MIT professor of biology, are among the 100 new…

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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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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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