Health sciences and technology
Student inventor Alice Chen receives Lemelson-MIT Student Prize
March 9, 2011$30,000 prizes awarded to inventive students nationwide; four leading universities celebrate 2011 winners
CEHS poster session highlights graduate, postdoctoral work
February 23, 2011More than 60 posters featured at annual Center for Environmental Health Sciences event.
Research update: Continuous medical monitoring
February 17, 2011Tiny 'microworms' could be implanted under the skin to give readout of blood sugar levels or other biomedical information.
A new approach to bladder-disease treatment
December 27, 2010Implanted device can release slow, steady dose of medicine over extended period, removing the need for repeated procedures.
Tuning in to a new hearing mechanism
November 10, 2010Findings from MIT scientists could lead to hearing aids that mimic the ear’s ability to focus on particular frequencies.
Four MIT students win 2010 MIT-CIMIT Fellowships
November 8, 2010Receive multi-year support to work on traditionally underfunded areas in health care.
In the World: Health care in the palm of a hand
September 26, 2010MIT-led student team develops mobile-device software to help improve health-care accessibility in remote regions.
HST's Edelman receives award from Spanish government
June 21, 2010