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Statistical model defines ketamine anesthesia’s effects on the brain

Neuroscientists at MIT and Massachusetts General Hospital, including an IMES faculty member and an HST student, develop a statistical framework that describes brain-state changes patients experience under ketamine-induced anesthesia. By developing the first statistical model to finely characterize how ketamine anesthesia affects the brain, a team of researchers at MIT’s…

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Making medical magic

If you’re ever in need of a replacement valve in your heart, Ellen Roche has got you covered. Roche is an Associate Professor at MIT’s Institute of Medical Engineering and Science and the Department of Mechanical Engineering; she’s devoted to teaching the next generation of medical engineers and inventors. She’s…

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