Last month, the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT announced three collaborative funding awards as part of the McGovern Institute Neurotechnology (MINT) program.
MIT researchers using innovative tools in fight against cancer
Sunday, October 18, 2009 - 8:00pm
Prof. Michael Cima is among the MIT researchers who are turning engineering tools to new use in the fight cancer. At the David H.
Prof. Cima receives Deshpande Center Ignition Grant
Tuesday, October 6, 2009 - 8:00pm
Prof. Michael Cima will be a recipient of an Ignition Grant for Biotechnology and Biomedical Innovations from the MIT Deshpande Center for Technological Innovations. Prof. Cima is working on a device for treatment of cerebral edema.
NY Times coverage of implantable cancer monitoring device
Sunday, August 30, 2009 - 8:00pm
The New York Times reported on research from Prof. Michael Cima's group (Aug. 30, 2009). His team has created a device that may be used in the future to monitor tumors in situ.
PhysOrg reports on cancer-monitoring device
Tuesday, July 21, 2009 - 8:00pm
Surgical removal of a tissue sample is now the standard for diagnosing cancer. Such procedures, known as biopsies, are accurate but offer only a snapshot of the tumor at a single moment in time.
Advanced spectroscopy techniques used in blood disorder research
Monday, December 21, 2009 - 7:00pm
Prof. Subra Suresh and other MIT researchers are studying the healthy vibrations of blood cells using advanced spectroscopy techniques.
Pharmaceutical manufacturing innovations
Sunday, March 11, 2012 - 8:00pm
A new system developed by Professor Klavs Jensen and his collaborators could help transform the pharmaceutical industry. See the MIT News Office for the full story.
New developments in wireless drug-delivery systems
Thursday, February 16, 2012 - 7:00pm
Professor Michael Cima and his collaborators have reported successful human tests for first wirelessly controlled drug-delivery chip and announced that a clinical trial of the programmable, implantable device shows promise in treating osteoporosis.
New understanding of malaria protein
Thursday, August 30, 2012 - 8:00pm
Protein impedes microcirculation of malaria-infected red blood cells; MIT-led research team finds that protein significantly reduces infected cells’ ability to squeeze through tiny channels compared to healthy cells.
Prof. Irvine and colleagues are working on an AIDS vaccine
Thursday, October 18, 2012 - 8:00pm
Prof. Darrell Irvine and colleagues Darrell Irvine have received funding to break down silos of scientific disciplines to create an AIDS vaccine.