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Six with MIT ties elected to the National Academy of Medicine for 2021

Professors Linda Griffith and Feng Zhang along with Guillermo Ameer ScD ’99, Darrell Gaskin SM ’87, and HST alums William Hahn, and Vamsi Mootha, are recognized for contributions to medicine, health care, and public health. The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) has announced the election of 100 new members for…

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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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