Tiny tools help advance medical discoveries
January 8, 2013MIT researchers are designing tools to analyze cells at the microscale.
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The health-insurance markets of the (very near) future
January 2, 2013Policymakers must address ‘tension’ between competition and ease of use.
Professor Roger Kamm visualizes sneaky tumor cells with 3-D assay
December 26, 2012Kamm is studying the mechanics of metastasis, the process of cancer-cell migration from one location in the body to another and the cause of more than 90 percent of cancer deaths.
Improving the accuracy of cancer diagnoses
December 24, 2012New spectroscopy technique could help doctors better identify breast tumors.
New technology may enable earlier cancer diagnosis
December 16, 2012Nanoparticles amplify tumor signals, making them much easier to detect in the urine.
Tissue engineering: Growing new organs, and more
December 14, 2012Research could lead to better ways to heal injuries and develop new drugs.
MIT Medical sets out to increase breast cancer awareness
October 31, 2012Interactive event in E25 atrium offers information, education.
Taking the sting out of medical tape
October 29, 2012New adhesive comes off quickly, sparing infants’ delicate skin from damage.
MIT responds to threat of mosquito-borne illnesses
September 28, 2012
Referral system at MIT Medical 'closes loop' in follow-up care
July 10, 2012An idea by an MIT Medical nurse coordinator led to a departmental referral system that improves communication among clinicians, outside specialists, and patients.
Nutrient mixture improves memory in patients with early Alzheimer’s
July 9, 2012In clinical trial, mixture developed at MIT appears to help overcome loss of connections between brain cells.
MIT Medical celebrates opening of newly renovated clinical laboratory
June 12, 2012Behind the scenes, things were anything but routine for the lab during the last year.
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Physicist and entrepreneur Dr. Stephen Quake honored with $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize
June 4, 2012Recognized for biomedical discoveries and commercialization of inventions revolutionizing human health
Their own devices
April 18, 2012MIT’s Medical Electronic Device Realization Center aims to connect microelectronics with new health‑care tools.
Sensing when the brain is under pressure
April 11, 2012New monitoring strategy forgoes surgery, could help doctors treat patients with head injuries.
MIT Medical team works campus-wide to prevent violence
April 11, 2012Violence Prevention and Response group provides education and outreach to the entire community and advocates for survivors of sexual violence, dating abuse and stalking.
Said and Done for January 2012
January 26, 2012The humanities, arts and social sciences monthly digest.
Idea draws on engineering and business to help diabetics
January 20, 2012
'Movember' at MIT: Changing the face of men’s health
November 30, 2011Moustaches sprout around campus all month in support of prostate cancer research.