HST Student Aikaterini Mantzanivou is a 2018 Koch Institute Image Awards Winner

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Into the Fold: Using Origami to Beat Metastasized Cancer Contributors: Aikaterini Mantzanivou, Lina A. Colucci, Michael J. Cima Many advanced cancer patients have tumors growing throughout their abdomen. They need treatment that combines surgery and chemotherapy to kill as many cancer cells as possible while minimizing damage to their body….

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Contact lenses that deliver drugs directly to the eye win health care prize

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Eight teams pitched novel inventions at MIT Sloan Healthcare Innovations Prize competition. A team from a Harvard Medical School affiliate saw its way clearly to victory at last night’s MIT Sloan Healthcare Innovation Prize competition, with contact lenses that deliver medications directly to the eye over days or weeks. For…

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Collins Lab student, Ally Huang wins AAAS Poster Competition

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Collins Lab member, Ally Huang has been named as a winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s 2018 Student E-Poster Competition in the Education category for her presentation – an introduction of a low-cost synthetic biology educational kit. These shelf-stable, freeze-dried, cell-free reactions are activated by water,…

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