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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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School of Engineering Awards for 2021 include those with ties to IMES

Awardees include IMES faculty members and an HST student The MIT School of Engineering recently honored outstanding faculty, graduate, and undergraduate students with its 2021 awards. The Bose Award for Excellence in Teaching, given to a faculty member whose contributions have been characterized by dedication, care, and creativity, was presented to…

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Using AI to facilitate diagnosis

New research from an IMES-based lab shows that AI can be utilized to speed up the process of interpreting intravascular imaging for diagnosis of  coronary disease Intravascular imaging is a useful catheter-based system giving physicians images of diseased vessels deep inside the body. But it is an invasive form of…

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