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The art and science of staying grounded

Mindy Bishop, an HST PhD student, finds connections between artificial intelligence, sustainable energy, and patient care “In electrical engineering, I often find myself marveling at the simple concept of a switch—which is essentially what transistors are, the tiny devices that computing systems are made of,” says Mindy D. Bishop, a…

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James Collins is awarded the 2020 Dickson Prize for Medicine for pioneering research

The prize is given annually to an American biomedical researcher who has made significant, progressive contributions to medicine. James Collins, the Termeer Professor of Medical Engineering and Science at the MIT Institute for Medical Engineering and Science (IMES) and the Department of Biological Engineering, has received the 2020 Dickson Prize…

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How the Greater Boston biomedical community is tackling the coronavirus

Researchers in the Greater Boston area, including at MIT and IMES, are actively seeking solutions to the health crisis caused by novel coronavirus As we grapple with the growth in novel coronavirus cases in the United States, a group of physician-scientists, medical researchers, front-line clinicians, and epidemiologists in the Greater…

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