The half-billion-dollar idea
April 8, 2013While at MIT, alumnus Todd Zion developed an insulin product that ultimately drew the attention of a pharmaceutical giant.
Students have engineering on the brain
April 2, 2013MIT class offers student teams a chance to create business ventures based on neurotechnology research.
MIT researchers improve quantum-dot performance
February 3, 2013New production method could enable everything from more efficient computer displays to enhanced biomedical testing.
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, Engineering Health, Health, Health care, Health sciences and technology, Institute for Medical Engineering and Science (IMES), Medicine, Membranes, Imaging, Lab-on-a-chip, Cancer, Cells, Tumors, Optogenetics, Graduate, postdoctoral, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E), Research
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, Medicine, Photolithography, 3-D tissues, Mechanical engineering, Tissue implants, Stem cells, Bioengineering and biotechnology, Biological engineering
Oscillating microscopic beads could be key to biolab on a chip
September 25, 2012MIT team finds way to manipulate and measure magnetic particles without contact, potentially enabling multiple medical tests on a tiny device.
Four from MIT win NIH grants
September 13, 2012Brown, Gore, Ploegh and Zhang receive grants for innovative biomedical research.
Madrid-MIT Consortium holds international conference in Madrid
June 5, 2012Interdisciplinary dialogue among global leaders focuses on developing strong biomedical innovation ecosystems.
Their own devices
April 18, 2012MIT’s Medical Electronic Device Realization Center aims to connect microelectronics with new health‑care tools.
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.
January 12, 2012By helping biologists turn their hunches into rigorous mathematical models, Polina Golland builds software that interprets medical images.
MIT professor, former astronaut Hoffman named to NSBRI Board of Directors
December 29, 2011
Living cells say: Can you hear me now?
November 17, 2011Researchers find that cells’ chemical signaling includes a way to tell whether signals are being received or not.