Technique reveals whether models of patient risk are accurate

Technique reveals whether models of patient risk are accurate

A new method by computer scientists, including an IMES  faculty member,  could help doctors avoid ineffective or unnecessarily risky treatments. After a patient has a …

How well can computers connect symptoms to diseases?

How well can computers connect symptoms to diseases?

Models that map these relationships based on patient data require fine-tuning for certain conditions, according to a study by MIT researchers, including a faculty member …

Researchers produce first laser ultrasound images of humans

Researchers produce first laser ultrasound images of humans

MIT engineers, including an IMES researcher, develop a technique that may help remotely image and assess health of infants, burn victims, and accident survivors in …

Monthly birth control pill could replace daily doses

Monthly birth control pill could replace daily doses

Long-lasting capsule can remain in the stomach and release contraceptive drugs over several weeks. Oral contraceptives are one of the most popular forms of birth …

Technique identifies T cells primed for certain allergies or infections

Technique identifies T cells primed for certain allergies or infections

Researchers develop a method to isolate and sequence the RNA of T cells that react to a specific target. When your immune system is exposed …

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.

November 22, 2019

IMES and Miami-Dade County establish the Global Co-Creation Lab in Miami, to develop medical technologies for the benefit of the community. In an effort to …

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December 19, 2019

Daniel Anderson, Robert Langer, among the top translational reseachers in biotechnology The list of top translational researchers in biotechnology for 2018, in Nature Biotechnology, a …

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December 19, 2019

Leonid Mirny will conduct research on the immune system and development of cancer Leonid Mirny, a Professor of Medical Engineering and Science, and Physics, and …

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EVENTS
Celebration and Conference for Pete Szolovits’ 70th Birthday, Dec. 2, Harvard Medical School November 26, 2019

Pete Szolovits’ 70th Birthday Conference Date: Monday, December 02, 2019 Time: 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM Location: Waterhouse Room, Gordon Hall, Harvard Medical School.   …

Founders Lecture, Oct. 30, Arup K. Chakraborty October 10, 2019

Arup K. Chakraborty gives inaugural Founders Lecture

Since the world’s first epidemic, we’ve built treatments for various infectious diseases. Yet, our understanding of disease transmission, and the mechanisms behind it, have not advanced much from the 19th century days of Louis Pasteur. Lydia Bourouiba, Disease Transmission Scientist, explains that, to uncover remaining secrets behind disease transmission, we must leverage advances in fluid dynamics and biophysics.

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Careers
Junior Faculty Position

IMES nvites applicants to apply for junior tenure-track faculty positions in the area of medical data science. The appointment will be made in partnership with the MIT Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) and the position will be part of the Artificial Intelligence and Decision-Making (AID) faculty. With MIT’s strong commitment to diversity in engineering education, research, and practice, we especially encourage minorities and women to apply. The position will have equal academic responsibilities in IMES and EECS. Applicants should hold a PhD in engineering, science, computer science, or a related field (including MD or MD/PhD) by the beginning of employment.

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