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Deep-learning technique predicts clinical treatment outcomes

A new methodology simulates counterfactual, time-varying, and dynamic treatment strategies, allowing doctors to choose the best course of action. When it comes to treatment strategies for critically ill patients, clinicians want to be able to consider all their options and timing of administration, and make the optimal decision for their…

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

National Academy of Medicine inductees, recognized for contributions to medical sciences, health care, and public health, include two HST alums. The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) has announced the election of 100 new members for 2021, including two MIT faculty members and three additional Institute affiliates. Faculty honorees include Linda G….

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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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