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Arup Chakraborty Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Arup Chakraborty, the Robert T. Haslam Professor of Chemical Engineering, Professor of Physics, Professor of Chemistry, and director of MIT’s Institute for Medical Engineering and Science, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) in recognition of his “distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.” Chakraborty and three other…

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Faculty Spotlight: Sangeeta Bhatia

A Renaissance Woman for the Nano Age Sangeeta Bhatia, SM ’93, PhD ’97—an engineer, doctor, entrepreneur, and mother—invented a device that tests whether potential drugs are toxic. Now she’s working on fighting malaria and curing cancer. As a graduate student in the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Sangeeta…

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Good medicine

Varesh Prasad, an MIT graduate student in the Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology program, is creating a multidisciplinary future in health care.   “Dammit, Jim, I’m a doctor, not a physicist!” The cry by Leonard “Bones” McCoy of the original “Star Trek” television series became code for “that’s not in…

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Three HST MD Students Win Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans

The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans, the premier graduate school fellowship for immigrants and children of immigrants, has announced their 2016 recipients. The thirty awardees include three Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology (HST) students, selected for their potential to make significant contributions to US society, culture, or…

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