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HST faculty member Elliot Chaikof wins 2019 Flance-Karl Award

The Harvard-MIT Program in Health Sciences and Technology is proud to announce that faculty member Elliot Chaikof has won the 2019 Flance-Karl Award, accorded annually by the American Surgical Association. The award is given to one surgeon in the U.S. who has made a significant impact in translational research, having…

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Two HST students selected as 2019 MIT Graduate Women of Excellence

Claudia Elena Varela and Elise Chantal Wilcox, both students in the Harvard-MIT Program in Health Sciences and Technology (HST), have been chosen as 2019 MIT Graduate Women of Excellence. Selected among 200 nominees for their first-rate leadership and service contributions to the MIT community, Varela and Wilcox will be honored…

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IMES Associate Professor Alex K. Shalek shares 25-year vision for immunology research

In celebration of its first quarter century, the journal Immunity asked 25 principal investigators to share their views on how immunology research could evolve over the next 25 years. IMES Associate Professor Alex K. Shalek, in his contribution titled “*Some Assembly Required,” wrote: “Our tissues represent evolved social contracts. Within each,…

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Call for Applications! 2019 IDEA² Global Program

Applications are now being accepted for the 2019 IDEA² Global program! Deadline is April 16, 2019. Open to postdoctoral trainees, graduate students, undergraduates, faculty, early-stage professionals, and those with limited opportunities to pursue their innovative projects, IDEA² Global provides one-on-one mentorship, innovation training, pitch-skills development, and international networking opportunities to aspiring healthcare…

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