MIT conference illustrates technologies developed in response to the pandemic and new opportunities for AI solutions for clinical management.
Oct. 27, 2020 • ~9 min
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Immuneering uses bioinformatics to develop new medicines while also helping large pharmaceutical companies improve their treatments.
Oct. 26, 2020 • ~9 min
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Despite the disruption caused by the pandemic, MIT students have carved out meaningful hands-on experiences.
Oct. 19, 2020 • ~10 min
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Computational method for screening drug compounds can help predict which ones will work best against tuberculosis or other diseases.
Oct. 15, 2020 • ~7 min
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Study finds that compressing cells, and crowding their contents, can coax them to grow and divide.
Oct. 13, 2020 • ~7 min
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MIT researchers find blocking the expressions of the genes XPA and MK2 enhances the tumor-shrinking effects of platinum-based chemotherapies in p53-mutated cancers.
Oct. 1, 2020 • ~7 min
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New technology cuts cell culture time by half and uses more targeted cell sorting and purification methods.
Sept. 21, 2020 • ~7 min
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A CRISPR-based test developed at MIT and the Broad Institute can detect nearly as many cases as the standard Covid-19 diagnostic.
Sept. 17, 2020 • ~5 min
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SMART researchers find exposing bacteria to hydrogen sulfide can increase antimicrobial sensitivity in bacteria that do not produce H2S.
Sept. 3, 2020 • ~4 min
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Bacteria linked to Crohn’s disease are difficult to grow in the lab, but MIT engineers have found a way.
Aug. 6, 2020 • ~7 min
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