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HST students received many awards, honors and fellowships this year

Several HST students received honors, fellowships and awards during the 2019-2020 academic year, including Constantine Tzouanas, an HST Medical Engineering and Medical Physics (MEMP) PhD student; and Mark Aurel Nagy, an HST MD student. The 2019-2020 academic year has been challenging, but rewarding, for students in the Harvard-MIT Program in…

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IMES director’s “new normal” is anything but

Covid-19 has upended routines across MIT. For professor and cardiologist Elazer Edelman, head of the MIT Institute for Medical Engineering and Science (IMES), that’s meant there’s no such thing as a typical day. The following story originally appeared in MIT Technology Review: https://www.technologyreview.com/2020/06/16/1002999/a-professors-new-normal-is-anything-but/ Since the covid-19 pandemic took hold in…

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MIT-Takeda program launches

Research projects, including some led by IMES faculty members, will harness the power of artificial intelligence to positively impact human health. In February, researchers from MIT and Takeda Pharmaceuticals joined together to celebrate the official launch of the MIT-Takeda Program. The MIT-Takeda Program aims to fuel the development and application…

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