In the World: MIT-designed cooler preserves tuberculosis drugs, records doses
May 30, 2012A simple cooler could help patients battle antibiotic-resistant tuberculosis.
CloudTop takes top $100K competition prize
May 17, 2012A record 215 teams competed in this year’s business plan competition.
Gauging seizures’ severity
April 27, 2012Simple wrist sensors let neurologists collect better data about patients with epilepsy — and could alert patients that they need to seek medical care.
Their own devices
April 18, 2012MIT’s Medical Electronic Device Realization Center aims to connect microelectronics with new health‑care tools.
Haibo Wang, SDM ’12: Systems thinking makes surgeries safer
March 2, 2012
New algorithm could substantially speed up MRI scans
November 1, 2011Faster scans could reduce the time patients spend in the machine from 45 to 15 minutes.
A heart of gold
September 26, 2011New cardiac patch uses gold nanowires to enhance electrical signaling between cells, a promising step toward better treatment for heart-attack patients.
Five companies join the Center for Biomedical Innovation's NEWDIGS program
June 2, 2011Bristol‐Myers Squibb, Johnson & Johnson, Life Technologies, Pfizer and Quintiles will support initiatives in regulatory science and oncology innovation.
MIT Medical Urgent Care transition goes well
January 21, 2011
Two MIT teams design winning solutions for New Orleans
December 6, 2010DUSP and architecture graduate students claim top prizes in the Chase Community Development Competition.
Transitions in motion for MIT Medical
November 8, 2010Late-night urgent care, Community Care Center nearing completion.
Four MIT students win 2010 MIT-CIMIT Fellowships
November 8, 2010Receive multi-year support to work on traditionally underfunded areas in health care.
Academic, industry and government leaders explore systems thinking
October 27, 2010Annual conference examines how approach could help solve the world's pressing problems.
Health plan changes mean more flexibility for employees and families
October 7, 2010Open Enrollment runs from Nov. 1 through Nov. 12
NSF award funds Media Lab researchers work on Autism spectrum disorders
August 20, 2010Collaboration is the first large-scale effort of computer and behavioral scientists to jointly address ASD.