Mar 25, 2024
Election to the AIMBE College of Fellows is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to medical and biological engineers, comprised of the top two percent of engineers in these fields.
Mar 7, 2024
Professor Ernest Fraenkel has decoded fundamental aspects of Huntington’s disease and glioblastoma, and is now using computation to better understand amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Mar 7, 2024
Marcos Berríos ’06, Christina Birch PhD ’15, and Christopher Williams PhD ’12, now eligible for spaceflight assignments, encourage MIT students to apply for the next astronaut class.
Feb 28, 2024
Long-haul covid and chronic Lyme disease are surprisingly similar. MIT immunoengineer Mikki Tal is on the case.  
Feb 7, 2024
A plastic microfluidic chip can remove some risky cells that could potentially become tumors before they are implanted in a patient.
Jan 31, 2024
A new microscopy technique that enables high-resolution imaging could one day help doctors diagnose and treat brain tumors.
Jan 30, 2024
Using a DNA-based scaffold carrying viral proteins, researchers created a vaccine that provokes a strong antibody response against SARS-CoV-2.
Jan 22, 2024
A compound originally developed to treat cancer could be repurposed to treat polycystic kidney disease, an inherited condition that can lead to kidney failure.
Dec 12, 2023
 Human volunteers will soon begin receiving an HIV vaccine that contains an adjuvant developed in Irvine’s lab, which helps to boost B cell responses to the vaccine.
Nov 28, 2023
Using fluorescent labels that switch on and off, MIT engineers can study how molecules in a cell interact to control the cell’s behavior.