Richard Cohen: Pioneering biomedical research and education at MIT for half a century

Richard Cohen: Pioneering biomedical research and education at MIT for half a century

The physician, scientist, and professor has made influential contributions to the Harvard-MIT Program in Health Sciences and Technology since it began 50 years ago. Richard …

When should someone trust an AI assistant’s predictions?

When should someone trust an AI assistant’s predictions?

Researchers, including at IMES, have created a method to help workers collaborate with artificial intelligence systems. In a busy hospital, a radiologist is using an …

Three with MIT ties, including an HST student, win 2022 Churchill Scholarships

Three with MIT ties, including an HST student, win 2022 Churchill Scholarships

HST student James Diao, and seniors David Darrow and Tara Venkatadri, will pursue master’s programs at Cambridge University. MIT seniors David Darrow and Tara Venkatadri …

Every Pore on Your Face Is a Walled Garden

Every Pore on Your Face Is a Walled Garden

A close examination of human skin found that each pore had a single variety of bacteria living inside. A study co-authored by MIT researchers—including Tami …

Measuring cancer cell state can reveal drug susceptibility

Measuring cancer cell state can reveal drug susceptibility

The results of a study by researchers, including at IMES, also show that pancreatic tumor cells can be forced into a more susceptible state by …

IMES is an inclusive community pioneering novel research paradigms and curricula that bring together engineering, science and medicine to advance human science and health for all, and to educate individuals who seamlessly span these historically separate realms.

December 21, 2021

Dr. Zapol is remembered by the HST and IMES community for his generosity in spending time with students, and for his enthusiasm in introducing MIT …

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January 21, 2022

Long before Emery N. Brown chaired Massachusetts General Hospital’s recent 175th anniversary celebration of the first public demonstration of ether anesthesia, he was thinking deeply …

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November 10, 2021

Research by an IMES faculty member, and HST students, is aimed at solutions to the need for new space suits and muscle stimulators which could …

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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 – Tenured or Tenure-track Faculty

The Institute for Medical Engineering and Science (IMES) http://imes.mit.edu/ at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, Massachusetts invites applicants to apply for tenured or tenure track faculty position(s) in the area of biomedical imaging to begin July 1, 2022 or thereafter.

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.

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