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Six with MIT ties elected to the National Academy of Medicine for 2021

Professors Linda Griffith and Feng Zhang along with Guillermo Ameer ScD ’99, Darrell Gaskin SM ’87, and HST alums William Hahn, and Vamsi Mootha, are recognized for contributions to medicine, health care, and public health. The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) has announced the election of 100 new members for…

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New members with MIT ties elected to the National Academy of Medicine for 2021

National Academy of Medicine inductees, recognized for contributions to medical sciences, health care, and public health, include two HST alums. The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) has announced the election of 100 new members for 2021, including two MIT faculty members and three additional Institute affiliates. Faculty honorees include Linda G….

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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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