Analyzing the potential of AlphaFold in drug discovery

Analyzing the potential of AlphaFold in drug discovery

Study, by MIT researchers, including at IMES, finds computer models that predict molecular interactions need improvement before they can help identify drug mechanisms of action. …

Race-detecting AI

Race-detecting AI

Researchers, including some affiliated with IMES, trained an algorithm to identify people’s self-reported race from medical images, but they are mystified as to how it …

Teaching AI to ask clinical questions

Teaching AI to ask clinical questions

Researchers, including those affiliated with IMES, have made strides toward machine-learning models that can help doctors more efficiently find information in a patient’s health record. …

Design prevents buildup of scar tissue around medical implants

Design prevents buildup of scar tissue around medical implants

A new device, which doesn’t rely on immunosuppressing drugs, may assist efforts to develop an artificial pancreas to treat diabetes. Implantable devices that release insulin …

Why it’s a problem that pulse oximeters don’t work as well on patients of color

Why it’s a problem that pulse oximeters don’t work as well on patients of color

New research ties inaccuracies in pulse oximeter readings to racial disparities in treatment and outcomes. Pulse oximetry is a noninvasive test that measures the oxygen …

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.

August 3, 2022

HST MEMP PhD students attended the AIMBE’s Public Policy Institute for Rising Leaders, held in the spring, which gave participants a deeper understanding of how …

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June 29, 2022

Varela is interested in creating medical devices that will help us study and address healthcare disparities Claudia Varela’s journey to the Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and …

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June 29, 2022

Finlayson will soon begin a medical residency in Pediatrics and Clinical Genetics at Seattle Children’s Hospital and the University of Washington Sam Finlayson’s path to …

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EVENTS
Events will be posted here May 20, 2022

Watch this space for upcoming events as information becomes available!

HST graduation celebration February 17, 2022

This year’s graduation ceremony will be May 25, 2022. For more information, please go to https://hst.mit.edu/news-events/hst-graduation-celebration at this link.

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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