Content tagged ‘health science+technology’
Alice Chen wins the Lemelson-MIT Student Prize for invention.
Prof. Richard Hynes, an MIT biologist, provides insight into how cancer spreads.
A biologically engineered drug once saved Randi Fett's life. Now, she and her husband, Dr. David Fett '77, feel an "ethical obligation" to give back.
Institute experts are now addressing one of the greatest intellectual and scientific challenges of the 21st century — understanding the human brain and mind.
Prof. Darrell Irvine is using new materials to power up the immune system against disease.
Thanks to a new finding by biologist Ram Sasisekharan, the bird flu virus may not endanger human life.
Senior Justin Tan is establishing a chain of stroke rehabilitation clinics across Southeast Asia.
Judy Swanson, along with MIT alumni, establish a biotechnology center in the Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research to honor Bob Swanson, '69. Photo courtesy Judy Swanson
Prof. Emery Brown says that what induces general anesthesia remains unknown.
Nobel laureate Phillip Sharp says MIT’s new cancer center will blend science
and engineering to find new treatments for cancer.
Prof. Leona Samson hopes that one day treatments for cancer can be tailored to individual patients by determining how DNA repairs itself.
Grad student David Berry wins the Lemelson-MIT Student Prize for Invention for developing revolutionary approaches to treat stroke and cancer.
Meiling Gao, who recently trained with a cardiovascular surgeon and who witnessed open-heart surgery, says she had the great experience thanks to the Undergraduate Practice Opportunities Program.
Asst. Prof. Carlos Lois is researching a way to grow new brain cells.
Potential help for arthritis, a safer smallpox vaccine, and more.
Medical student Vikram Kumar has invented a computer game for diabetic kids.
MIT researchers are working to spur the next revolution in medical care.
Hugh Herr, who at 17 lost both legs to frostbite, now holds seven patents for prosthetic leg improvements.
Non-invasive cancer testing, the world's smallest rocket engine, and more.
Dr. Arnold Weinberg, director of MIT Medical, had a heart attack in August 1998. He now talks about all it taught him.
Peter So, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, pursues a laser-based system to probe for cancer.
Chemical Engineering Prof. Robert Langer is at the forefront of a technological movement that drastically could change medical care.