Painting a fuller picture of how antibiotics act

Painting a fuller picture of how antibiotics act

Machine learning reveals metabolic pathways disrupted by the drugs, offering new targets to combat resistance. Most antibiotics work by interfering with critical functions such as …

Structure of T cell epitopes a decisive factor in natural HIV control, study finds

Structure of T cell epitopes a decisive factor in natural HIV control, study finds

Researchers apply network theory to HIV protein structure, uncovering a vital link between connectivity and protective immune response. In 2017, nearly 37 million people were …

Nanoparticles take a fantastic, magnetic voyage

Nanoparticles take a fantastic, magnetic voyage

MIT engineers have designed tiny robots that can help drug-delivery nanoparticles push their way out of the bloodstream and into a tumor or another disease …

Two HST students selected as 2019 MIT Graduate Women of Excellence

Two HST students selected as 2019 MIT Graduate Women of Excellence

Claudia Elena Varela and Elise Chantal Wilcox, both students in the Harvard-MIT Program in Health Sciences and Technology (HST), have been chosen as 2019 MIT …

The power of play

The power of play

Video game developer NCSOFT joins with MIT.nano to apply the language of gaming to technology research and education. A new collaboration between MIT.nano and NCSOFT, …

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.

May 23, 2019

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) has awarded IMES Core Faculty Member and Robert T. Haslam Professor of Chemical Engineering, Physics, and …

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March 1, 2019

This past January, we traveled to South Africa as part of the IAP class HST.434: Evolution of an Epidemic. The class, taught by IMES Professor …

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April 30, 2019

The Harvard-MIT Program in Health Sciences & Technology (HST) MEMP Student Diversity Ambassadors have won the 2019 MIT Bridge Builder Award, given to students and/or …

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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

Members of the IDEA² Global class of 2018 and program chair Mercedes Balcells-Camps reflect on the progress they made on their innovative biomedical technology projects.

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Communications Administrator

Guided by the vision and strategic direction set by the Director of the Institute for Medical Engineering and Science (IMES), the Communications Administrator will contribute to communications strategies and implement communications and marketing activities that engage diverse constituencies, including faculty, strategic partners, industry, current and prospective donors, alumni, current and prospective students, and media.

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