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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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Jordan Harrod: Brain researcher and AI-focused YouTuber

This HST MEMP PhD student uses machine learning as a tool for studying pain and consciousness — and as subject matter for her popular videos. Scientist, writer, policy advocate, YouTuber—before Jordan Harrod, an HST Medical Engineering and Medical Physics (MEMP) PhD student—established her many successful career identities, her first role…

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Laurence Young, professor emeritus of astronautics and renowned expert in bioastronautics, dies at 85

A pioneer in the science of humans in space, he launched the HST bioastronautics program, and is remembered for far-reaching impact on his field and the people closest to him. Laurence R. Young ’57, SM ’59, ScD ’62, the Apollo Program Professor Emeritus of Astronautics and professor of health sciences…

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Professor Emeritus Lawrence Frishkopf, expert in communications biophysics, dies at 90

Longtime EECS and HST faculty member was known for his work on the biophysics of auditory systems. Lawrence Frishkopf, MIT professor emeritus of electrical engineering and computer science, died on June 25, one day before his 91st birthday. An area chair in the department, Frishkopf was affiliated with both the…

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