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Removing Health-care Barriers and Boundaries

MIT’s Amar Gupta and his wife Poonam were on a trip to Los Angeles in 2016 when she fell and broke both wrists. She was whisked by ambulance to a reputable hospital. But staff informed the couple that they couldn’t treat her there, nor could they find another local hospital…

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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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