Avilash Cramer wins first place in AAPM Young Investigators Symposium

Avilash Cramer, an HST MEMP doctoral candidate, was granted the John R. Cameron* Young Investigator award at the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) annual meeting. Avilash’s award was given for his presentation titled “A Stationary Computed Tomography Module Using Photocathode-Driven X-Ray Sources.” Avilash works in the lab of Dr….

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Preventing Opioid Addiction Relapses

Photo Credit: Alex Hogan/STAT Watching someone close to her struggle with opioid addiction, then-HST PhD student Emily Lindemer noticed the obstacles faced by people in recovery. During a 2016 MIT health hackathon, she led a team seeking to develop a technology to help mediate the constant environmental triggers that lead to relapse….

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Preparing postdocs for life beyond the bench

The postdoctoral training period is a time when junior researchers learn what it takes to become independent investigators. Pursuing a career in biomedical research can be highly demanding, and young researchers often feel challenged to find time to reflect on various career possibilities, explore options of interest, develop associated professional…

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