Tissue engineering: Growing new organs, and more
December 14, 2012Research could lead to better ways to heal injuries and develop new drugs.
Precisely engineering 3-D brain tissues
November 30, 2012New design technique could enable personalized medicine, studies of brain wiring.
Also labeled: Brain and cognitive sciences, Health sciences and technology, McGovern Institute, Media Lab, Microfabrication, Neurons, Tissue engineering, Artificial tissue, Photolithography, 3-D tissues, Biomedicine, Mechanical engineering, Tissue implants, Stem cells, Bioengineering and biotechnology, Biological engineering
Why cutting-edge medical technology may not lead to exploding health care costs
July 26, 2012New study finds growth of advanced imaging slowed amid financial, medical concerns.
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.
Sharper ultrasound images could improve diagnostics
June 17, 2012New system developed at MIT allows precise measurements and tracking of disease progression.
Their own devices
April 17, 2012MIT’s Medical Electronic Device Realization Center aims to connect microelectronics with new health‑care tools.
Koch Institute, Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center announce launch of 'Bridge Project' to attack most-lethal forms of cancer
March 6, 2012Institutions, research teams, non-profit organizations join forces in novel approaches targeting pancreatic cancer, glioblastoma.
Haibo Wang, SDM ’12: Systems thinking makes surgeries safer
March 2, 2012
Measuring blood flow to monitor sickle cell disease
March 1, 2012New technology may help doctors predict when patients are at risk for serious complications.
MIT to launch Institute for Medical Engineering and Science
February 2, 2012Based in School of Engineering but spanning all of MIT, IMES will be led by Arup K. Chakraborty.
Two MIT scientists elected to the Institute of Medicine
October 18, 2011Sur, Tsai among the 65 new members
Sanofi Biomedical Innovation Award Program announces request for proposals
August 12, 2011Biomedical Innovation Funding Awards (BIFAs)- Application deadline: Sept. 6
International biomedical imaging consortium convenes fellowship finalists
May 6, 201124 vying for inaugural Madrid–MIT M+Visión Consortium Fellowship in Biomedical Imaging.
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.
Sanofi-aventis establishes strategic alliance with MIT’s Center for Biomedical Innovation
May 26, 2010Alliance formed to advance cutting-edge research and foster collaboration between academia and industry