Large language models help decipher clinical notes

Large language models help decipher clinical notes

Researchers used a powerful deep-learning model to extract important data from electronic health records that could assist with personalized medicine. Electronic health records (EHRs) need …

Are Covid-19 “comas” signs of a protective hibernation state?

Are Covid-19 “comas” signs of a protective hibernation state?

Scientists hypothesize that, as in a hibernating turtle, the brain under sedation and deprived of oxygen may assume a protective state. Many Covid-19 patients who …

Keeping indoor humidity levels at a “sweet spot” may reduce spread of Covid-19

Keeping indoor humidity levels at a “sweet spot” may reduce spread of Covid-19

A new study, by MIT researchers, including at IMES, links very dry and very humid indoor environments with worse Covid-19 outcomes. We know proper indoor …

Nanosensors target enzymes to monitor and study cancer

Nanosensors target enzymes to monitor and study cancer

By analyzing enzyme activity at the organism, tissue, and cellular scales, new sensors could provide new tools to clinicians and cancer researchers. Cancer is characterized …

Seven with MIT ties receive awards from the American Physical Society

Seven with MIT ties receive awards from the American Physical Society

Professors Arup Chakraborty, Lina Necib, and Ronald Fernando Garcia Ruiz as well as Yuan Cao SM ’16, PhD ’20, Alina Kononov ’14; Elliott H. Lieb …

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.

November 29, 2022

Returning for the first time in three years, HST Fall Dinner attendees honored Emery Brown’s almost 10 as co-director of HST, while also reveling in …

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November 3, 2022

Braida was internationally known for his hearing impairment research Louis Braida, the Henry Ellis Warren (1894) Professor (Emeritus) in the Department of Electrical Engineering and …

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October 18, 2022

This prestigious award from the American Physical Society recognizes and encourages outstanding achievement in biological physics research. Institute Professor Arup K. Chakraborty was recently honored …

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EVENTS
Choose to Reuse October 18, 2022

Where: TSMC Lobby, Stata Center When: Thursday, October 20, 2022 at 8:00am to 1:00pm Location: First floor of Stata by the big mirror Time: Drop …

Events will be posted here May 20, 2022

Watch this space for upcoming events as information becomes available!

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 IMES - Ragon Institute Open Faculty Position Search

The Ragon Institute, together with the Institute for Medical Engineering and Science (IMES) at The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), in Cambridge, MA is seeking outstanding scientists for a tenured faculty position to start on July 1, 2023 or on a mutually agreed date thereafter.

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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