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Future Founders Initiative aims to increase female entrepreneurship in biotech

MIT faculty, including an IMES faculty member, collaborate with members of the Boston-area biotech community to commercialize women’s discoveries and promote female entrepreneurship. The gender disparity in biotech really got Sangeeta Bhatia’s attention while she was on sabbatical. Bhatia had taken a year to focus on her startup biotech company,…

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New surgery may enable better control of prosthetic limbs

Reconnecting muscle pairs during amputation gives patients more sensory feedback from the limb, according to MIT researchers, including an HST alum and a current HST student. MIT researchers have invented a new type of amputation surgery that can help amputees to better control their residual muscles and sense where their…

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MIT developing framework for Covid-19 vaccinations on campus

State grants approval for Institute to help in vaccinating approximately 50,000 students, employees, affiliates, and dependents. The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has approved MIT’s request to serve as an employer-based distributor of the Covid-19 vaccine. The designation means that as sufficient doses of the vaccine become available over the coming months,…

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