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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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Accelerating the pace of engineering

The 2019-20 School of Engineering MathWorks Fellows, including an HST MEMP graduate student, are using MATLAB and Simulink to advance discovery and innovation across disciplines. Nicolas Meirhaeghe, a student in the Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology (HST) Medical Engineering and Medical Physics (MEMP) PhD program, specializing in Bioastronautics, was recently…

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