Scientists invent catheter system to deliver electricity-activated glue path

Scientists invent catheter system to deliver electricity-activated glue path

Researchers, including an IMES faculty member, have developed a new type of adhesive that works in wet environments and hardens when a voltage is applied …

Nano flashlight enables new applications of light

Nano flashlight enables new applications of light

Design of miniature optical systems could lead to future cell phones that can detect viruses and more. In work that could someday turn cell phones …

Large collaboration creates cell atlas of COVID-19 pathology

Large collaboration creates cell atlas of COVID-19 pathology

Single-cell analysis of autopsy samples from COVID-19 patients shows how the lungs repeatedly tried, and failed, to repair themselves. Scientists from several hospitals and research …

Engineering disease fighters

Engineering disease fighters

With synthetic biology and AI, Jim Collins takes on this pandemic—and the next In late January, just as he was stepping on stage to tape …

How industrialized life remodels the microbiome

How industrialized life remodels the microbiome

International study reveals gut bacteria from people in industrialized societies swap genes at much higher rates. Thousands of different bacterial species live within the human …

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.

April 30, 2021

Alex K. Shalek, a core faculty member of the MIT Institute for Medical Engineering and Science (IMES), an associate professor of Chemistry, and an extramural …

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May 6, 2021

The two chemical engineers, including the IMES founding director, are awarded MIT’s highest faculty honor. Two distinguished MIT chemical engineers, Arup K. Chakraborty and Paula …

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April 2, 2021

Fifteen new professors, including a new IMES faculty member, join the MIT community. The School of Engineering is welcoming 15 new faculty members to its departments, …

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EVENTS
May 5-6: Symposium on AI & Medicine: Promises and Limits April 30, 2021

Symposium on AI & Medicine: Promises and Limits, will be held virtually on May 5 and 6, 2021 The MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence …

Webinar May 13: Understanding the interface of vascular and mental health: from nano and microscale to tissues, organs and patients April 30, 2021

WEBINAR: Understanding the interface of vascular and mental health: from nano and microscale to tissues, organs, and patients Featuring Principal Research Scientist Mercedes Balcells-Camps, MIT …

The 2021 KI Images winners included (from left to right): “Mind the Zap,” “To the Point” and “Making the Cut”

The 2021 KI Image Awards include winners from the faculty at IMES and HST, and HST graduates.

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Careers
MIT Institute for Medical Engineering and Science – Ragon Institute Search Open Position:

The Ragon Institute, together with IMES at MIT, in Cambridge, MA is seeking outstanding scientists for tenured faculty positions to start on July 1, 2021 or on a mutually agreed date thereafter.

MIT Institute for Medical Engineering and Science – Athinoula A. Martinos Professor Search Open Position:

IMES at MIT, in Cambridge, MA invites applicants to apply for a tenured or tenure track faculty position in the area of biomedical imaging to begin July 1, 2021 or thereafter.

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