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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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NBC show: An MIT team, including IMES head, takes a hands-on approach to fighting coronavirus

There are many Covid-19-related projects, research and response efforts taking place in every department at MIT, including at the Institute of Medical Engineering and Science (IMES). Just one project that has received attention is the design of disposable face shields that can be mass produced quickly to address hospitals’ needs…

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Ralph and Claire Brindis: A partnership of interests and opportunity

An MIT graduate and his wife, who have devoted their lives to improving human health through research, have established a fund that supports the IMES mission. Claire and Ralph ’70 Brindis have devoted their lives to improving human health through evidence-based medicine and public policy. Their recent gift to establish…

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