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 …

Four researchers with MIT ties earn Schmidt Science Fellowships

Four researchers with MIT ties earn Schmidt Science Fellowships

International award supports early-career scientists and engineers, including from IMES and HST, as they pursue interdisciplinary works. Four researchers with MIT ties — Juncal Arbelaiz, …

School of Engineering second quarter 2022 awards

School of Engineering second quarter 2022 awards

Faculty members, including from IMES, recognized for excellence via a diverse array of honors, grants, and prizes. Members of the MIT engineering faculty receive many …

When cells’ tiny differences have far-reaching implications

When cells’ tiny differences have far-reaching implications

Alex Shalek’s technologies for single-cell RNA profiling can help dissect the cellular bases of complex diseases around the globe. Within a given tissue or organ, …

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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