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Statistical model defines ketamine anesthesia’s effects on the brain

Neuroscientists at MIT and Massachusetts General Hospital, including an IMES faculty member and an HST student, develop a statistical framework that describes brain-state changes patients experience under ketamine-induced anesthesia. By developing the first statistical model to finely characterize how ketamine anesthesia affects the brain, a team of researchers at MIT’s…

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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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