How expectation influences perception

How expectation influences perception

Neuroscientists co-led by HST MEMP PhD student Nicolas Meirhaeghe find brain activity patterns that encode our beliefs and affect how we interpret the world around …

A better way to encapsulate islet cells for diabetes treatment

A better way to encapsulate islet cells for diabetes treatment

When medical devices are implanted in the body, the immune system often attacks them, producing scar tissue around the device. This buildup of tissue, known …

Ellen Roche named W.M. Keck Career Development Professor

Ellen Roche named W.M. Keck Career Development Professor

IMES Core Faculty Member Ellen Roche has been appointed W.M. Keck Career Development Professor in Biomedical Engineering at MIT. Currently an Assistant Professor in Mechanical …

Dr. Judith Richter, co-founder of The NIR School of the Heart, speaks at uplifting lunch for women of IMES

Dr. Judith Richter, co-founder of The NIR School of the Heart, speaks at uplifting lunch for women of IMES

IMES was privileged to receive Dr. Judith Richter, co-founder of The NIR School of the Heart and co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of the cardiovascular …

EECS honors three IMES faculty members for excellence in teaching

EECS honors three IMES faculty members for excellence in teaching

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS), during its recent EECS Celebrates 2019 ceremony, presented three IMES faculty members with the Burgess (1952) …

IMES is a hub that brings together the community of students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty who work at the convergence of engineering, science, and translational medicine.

July 8, 2019

Kwanghun Chung, an associate professor in MIT’s Picower Institute for Learning and Memory, the Department of Chemical Engineering and the Institute for Medical Engineering and …

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July 11, 2019

From June 20-21, 13 select teams of entrepreneurs, doctors, and researchers from countries including Spain, Chile, Canada, and the U.S. gathered to participate in the …

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July 8, 2019

In 2017, five PhD students in the Medical Engineering and Medical Physics (MEMP) program at HST launched efforts to markedly expand the program’s outreach to …

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EVENTS
IMES Distinguished Speaker Series – 4/17/2019 – Ellen Kuhl April 17, 2019

Ellen Kuhl, Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Stanford University

Irene Chen is a third-year PhD student working to advance machine learning to help doctors and other clinicians improve health care. With her supervisor, David Sontag, and Boston-area hospitals, Chen is taking on the challenge of heart failure.

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Careers
Senior Research Support Associate, Chung Lab

To assist with general operational and research-related tasks within an experimental neuroscience/engineering laboratory working with mouse tissue and clinical samples. General operational tasks include maintaining inventory, making buffers, 3D microscope imaging, tissue processing, 3D image analysis, and other laboratory and experimental tasks as needed.

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