Using AI to facilitate diagnosis

Using AI to facilitate diagnosis

New research from an IMES-based lab shows that AI can be utilized to speed up the process of interpreting intravascular imaging for diagnosis of  coronary …

Jordan Harrod: Brain researcher and AI-focused YouTuber

Jordan Harrod: Brain researcher and AI-focused YouTuber

This HST MEMP PhD student uses machine learning as a tool for studying pain and consciousness — and as subject matter for her popular videos. …

Laurence Young, professor emeritus of astronautics and renowned expert in bioastronautics, dies at 85

Laurence Young, professor emeritus of astronautics and renowned expert in bioastronautics, dies at 85

A pioneer in the science of humans in space, he launched the HST bioastronautics program, and is remembered for far-reaching impact on his field and …

New device can diagnose Covid-19 from saliva samples

New device can diagnose Covid-19 from saliva samples

The tabletop diagnostic yields results in an hour and can be programmed to detect variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Engineers at MIT (including at IMES) …

Early antiviral response in the nose may determine the course of COVID-19

Early antiviral response in the nose may determine the course of COVID-19

Cells taken from patients at the time of diagnosis who later developed severe COVID-19 show a muted antiviral response, study finds Over the past 18 …

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 23, 2021

The 2020-21 School of Engineering MathWorks Fellows use MATLAB software and engineering know-how to tackle problems in modern medicine. Here are profiles of two with …

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July 21, 2021

Shriya Srinivasan is honored for her surgical techniques which have provided a sense of touch to people with prosthetic limbs. Shriya Srinivasan, an HST MEMP …

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June 8, 2021

Cramer, focused on the inequities in healthcare and other technologies, has worked on everything from portable radiography tools to seismology research. The past school year, …

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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 – Administrative Assistant 2

Administrative Assistant 2 to provide a wide range of complex administrative support for professors and their research groups.

MIT Institute for Medical Engineering and Science – Senior Administrative Assistant

Senior Administrative Assistant to provide a wide range of complex and diverse administrative support for the director’s academic, teaching, and research activities and events.

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