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IMAGING Management

New Ultrasound Increases Awareness About Cancer Cells

2016 23 May

Researchers at Lund University in Sweden and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the U.S. have developed a method called iso-acoustic focusing to analyse and separate cells from the blood. Ultimately, this method, can become significant to measure the efficiency of cancer treatments for individuals, according to their research published in... Read more

IT Management

French-American Innovation Days (FAID) 2016

2015 30 Dec

FAID is an annual Franco-American event which brings together scientists, companies, entrepreneurs and investors. It is a high-level event in the Boston area where researchers and companies have the opportunity to exchange views on a specific technological issue, start co-operative activities and develop business transactions with a transatlantic perspective.... Read more

ICU Management

Philips to Give Researchers Access to Critical Care Data

2015 21 Jan

Royal Philips has announced a new initiative with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to give medical researchers access to one of the largest data sources available for research into critical care. The data from more than 100,000 patients have been collected and anonymised through the Philips Hospital to Home eICU telehealth programme. These... Read more

IMAGING Management

Nanoparticles Perform MRI, Fluorescent Imaging

2014 24 Nov

New nanoparticles developed by MIT chemists can simultaneously perform magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and fluorescent imaging in living animals. These particles could assist scientists in monitoring a tumour's environment and determining whether drugs have successfully reached their targets. An article appearing in Nature Communications describes... Read more

IT Management

MIT 'Medical Hackathon' Model

2014 25 Aug

Medical technology offers enormous potential for scalable medicine — to improve the quality and access in healthcare while simultaneously reducing cost. However, current medical device innovation within companies often only offers incremental advances on existing products, or originates from engineers with limited knowledge of clinical complexities.... Read more

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