Doctor, doctor: Why the job market for married couples in medicine works well
October 31, 2013New study in the growing ‘market design’ field of economics explains how a job-market algorithm helps land couples in the same locations.
October 29, 2013Senior Laura Lu’s years at MIT have included cancer research, ROTC leadership, and prosthesis trials — and she aims to put her talents to use one day as a Navy surgeon.
MIT Sloan alumna finds elixir for successful integrative medicine practice
September 19, 2013
MIT team receives $10.4 million biomanufacturing grant from DARPA
September 18, 2013With the grant, MIT’s Biomanufacturing Research Program aims to develop new technologies that can rapidly manufacture biologic drugs on the battlefield.
The science of collaboration
August 29, 2013The future of biomedical innovation depends in part on learning from the trend for all players to work together for the common goal, say two MIT researchers.
Nanosensors could aid drug manufacturing
August 15, 2013Chemical engineers find that arrays of carbon nanotubes can detect flaws in drugs and help improve production.
Seeing the human pulse
June 19, 2013An algorithm that can accurately gauge heart rate by measuring tiny head movements in video data could ultimately help diagnose cardiac disease.
Allocating flu vaccines to maximize number of people remaining healthy
June 14, 2013Research could help prevent millions of people from becoming infected with the next pandemic flu
Students take their LGO tools to African clinics
June 12, 2013Students in Global Health Delivery Lab course help deliver health care to resource-limited areas in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia
How seating of FDA committee members might impact their votes
June 11, 2013
The half-billion-dollar idea
April 7, 2013While at MIT, alumnus Todd Zion developed an insulin product that ultimately drew the attention of a pharmaceutical giant.
Sorting out the structure of a Parkinson’s protein
March 31, 2013Computer modeling may resolve conflicting results and offer hints for new drug-design strategies.
MIT student inventor Nikolai Begg receives Lemelson-MIT student prize
March 6, 2013$30,000 Lemelson-MIT collegiate student prizes awarded to inventive students at three leading universities
Bringing a new perspective to infectious disease
February 8, 2013Enlisted in the fight against HIV, MIT engineers and scientists contribute new technology, materials and computational studies.
A safer way to vaccinate
January 27, 2013Polymer film that gradually releases DNA coding for viral proteins could offer a better alternative to traditional vaccines.
Big medical data
January 25, 2013At the intersection of medicine and computer science, researchers look for clinically useful correlations amid mountains of information.
Also labeled: Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (eecs), Artificial intelligence, Big data, Medical data mining, Engineering Health, Institute for Medical Engineering and Science (IMES), Computer science and technology, Health care, Health sciences and technology, National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Putting the squeeze on cells
January 23, 2013By deforming cells, researchers can deliver RNA, proteins and nanoparticles for many applications.
Finding his voice
January 17, 2013First-generation college student Eric Trac makes the most of MIT — whether through medical research or community service.
Protect yourself against flu
January 10, 2013MIT Medical provides flu shots, information on how to stay healthy.
Tiny tools help advance medical discoveries
January 8, 2013MIT researchers are designing tools to analyze cells at the microscale.
Also labeled: Biological engineering, Diagnostic devices, Mechanical engineering, Metamaterials, Microfluidics, Nanoscience and nanotechnology, Biomedicine, Engineering Health, Health, Health care, Health sciences and technology, Institute for Medical Engineering and Science (IMES), Membranes, Imaging, Lab-on-a-chip, Cancer, Cells, Tumors, Optogenetics, Graduate, postdoctoral, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E), Research
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