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Remaking health, sciences & technology

At 50-year mark, HST embarks on broad curriculum reform Sanjat Kanjilal, an infectious disease physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and now a Harvard Medical School (HMS) faculty member, graduated from the Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology (HST) program in 2010. While still a student in 2005, Kanjilal took the…

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Emery Brown earns AIMBE’s highest honor

Pierre Galletti Award recognizes contributions to neural signal processing, anesthesiology advances The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering announced today that it is awarding its highest honor this year to Emery N. Brown, Edward Hood Taplin Professor of Computational Neuroscience and Health Sciences & Technology in The Picower Institute…

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Koch Institute Image Awards included Astrocyte Highways: The Secret Garden of the Central Nervous System

Koch Institute Image Award 2022 winners included an image from the Van Vliet Lab, including Mingyu Yang, an HST MEMP PhD student The Koch Institute Image Awards celebrate the extraordinary visuals that are produced through life sciences and biomedical research at MIT. This year, one of the awardees include an…

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Deep-learning technique predicts clinical treatment outcomes

A new methodology simulates counterfactual, time-varying, and dynamic treatment strategies, allowing doctors to choose the best course of action. When it comes to treatment strategies for critically ill patients, clinicians want to be able to consider all their options and timing of administration, and make the optimal decision for their…

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