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How machine learning is powering neuroimaging to improve brain health

Machine learning is contributing to rapid advances in clinical translational imaging to enable early detection, prediction, and treatment of diseases that threaten brain health. Several faculty members, researchers and students affiliated with the Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology (HST) program, and with the MIT Institute for Medical Engineering and Science…

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Engineered bacteria could help protect “good” gut microbes from antibiotics

Microbes that safely break down antibiotics could prevent opportunistic infections and reduce the spread of antibiotic resistance, according to MIT researchers, including at IMES. Antibiotics are life-saving drugs, but they can also harm the beneficial microbes that live in the human gut. Following antibiotic treatment, some patients are at risk…

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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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