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Why it’s a problem that pulse oximeters don’t work as well on patients of color

New research ties inaccuracies in pulse oximeter readings to racial disparities in treatment and outcomes. Pulse oximetry is a noninvasive test that measures the oxygen saturation level in a patient’s blood, and it has become an important tool for monitoring many patients, including those with Covid-19. But new research links…

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Four researchers with MIT ties earn Schmidt Science Fellowships

International award supports early-career scientists and engineers, including from IMES and HST, as they pursue interdisciplinary works. Four researchers with MIT ties — Juncal Arbelaiz, Xiangkun (Elvis) Cao, Sandya Subramanian, and Hannah Zlotnick ’17 — have been honored with competitive Schmidt Science Fellowships. Created in 2017, the fellows program aims…

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School of Engineering second quarter 2022 awards

Faculty members, including from IMES, recognized for excellence via a diverse array of honors, grants, and prizes. Members of the MIT engineering faculty receive many awards in recognition of their scholarship, service, and overall excellence. The School of Engineering periodically recognizes their achievements by highlighting the honors, prizes, and medals…

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School of Engineering Awards for 2022

The MIT School of Engineering recently honored outstanding faculty, graduate, and undergraduate students, including an HST student, with its 2022 awards. The MIT School of Engineering recently announced its 2022 awards, honoring outstanding faculty, graduate, and undergraduate students. The Bose Award for Excellence in Teaching, given to a faculty member whose…

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