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The brain is a three-dimensional, densely-wired circuit that computes via large sets of widely distributed neurons interacting at fast ti...
This project seeks to examine the effects of altered gravity on an individual’s physiology during parabolic flight. Specifically, we will...
A learning framework for secure, decentralized, computationally efficient data and model sharing among multiple robot units installed at...
Privacy-preserving mHealth application using Open Algorithm (OPAL) architecture to address urgent care challenges in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Achieving a safe privacy-preserving information sharing environment for individualized care using blockchain-based technology in multiple...
Continuous localized tissue monitoring and disease treatmentThe ability to continuously monitor physical patterns, such as pH in the...
We have developed a new process to screen patients at the point-of-care with FDA-approved technology-enabled mobile health screenings (TE...
A large proportion of the American population currently suffers from sleep disorders. Among them are patients with obstructive sleep apne...
A Case for Breastfeeding InnovationBreastfeeding saves lives. If women globally were able to meet the WHO's public health goal to e...
Our team aims to improve bi-directional communication between the human nervous system, biological limbs, and bionic prostheses, through ...
We report a novel method that processes biomarker images collected at the point of care and uses machine learning algorithms to provide a...
We built a low-cost and open source 405 nm imaging device to capture red fluorescence signatures associated with the oral biomarker porph...
Two-dimensional radiographs are commonly used for evaluating sub-surface hard structures of teeth, but they have low sensitivity for earl...
Paper diagnostics can be used for affordable and scalable biomarker detection. We propose new methods for stabilizing cellulose-based imm...
Biomarker imaging provides non-invasive indicators of disease and is used by human experts to augment disease diagnosis. It is, however, ...
Phase 3 clinical trial outcomes used to evaluate new drugs, therapies and vaccines are among the most complex experiments performed in me...
The SNAPSHOT study seeks to measure Sleep, Networks, Affect, Performance, Stress, and Health using Objective Techniques. It is an NIH-fun...
"Without urgent, coordinated action by many stakeholders, the world is headed for a post-antibiotic era, in which common infections and m...
Swarms of robots will revolutionize many applications, from targeted material delivery to farming. However, the characteristics that make...
New technologies for recording neural activity, controlling neural activity, or building brain circuits, may be capable someday of servin...
We are providing our tools to the community, and also using them within our lab, to analyze how specific brain mechanisms (molecular, cel...
We have pioneered the development of fully genetically encoded reagents that, when targeted to specific cells, enable their physiology to...
Complex biological systems such as brain circuits are extended 3-D structures made out of nanoscale building blocks such as proteins, RNA...
Nearly all classes of wearable and implantable biomedical devices depend on battery power for continuous operation. However, the life spa...
The delivery of mental health interventions via ubiquitous devices has shown a lot of promise. A natural conversational interface that al...
In collaboration with Massachusetts General Hospital, we are conducting a clinical trial exploring objective methods for assessing depres...
In this project, we are motivated to address clinical trials issues using Blockchain technology. We propose, OPEN TrialChain, a privacy-p...
Recent advances in medications for neurodegenerative disorders are expanding opportunities for improving the debilitating symptoms suffer...
Lyme disease is the most common vector-borne infection in North America. People are infected when bitten by ticks; ticks are typically in...
The Mediated Atmospheres project envisions a smart office that is capable of dynamically transforming itself to enhance occupants' work e...
Lower-extremity amputation surgery has not seen significant change since the Civil War. This research is focused on the development of no...
Optogenetic techniques have recently been applied to peripheral nerves as a scientific tool with the translatable go...
Improvements in ingestible electronics with the capacity to sense physiological and pathophysiological states have transformed the standa...
Responsive Science is a way of conducting research that invites openness and community involvement from the earliest stages of each proje...
Today’s health sensors (which monitor breathing, heartbeats, steps, etc.) require their users to wear them on their bodies. In contrast, ...
The relationship between breathing and self-reported stress is bidirectional. Respiration pattern is an indicator of stress, but it can a...
In the United States, there are an estimated 1.7 million people living with amputation, with that number expected to double by 2050. Comp...
Skin and tissue perfusion measurements are important parameters for diagnosis of wounds and burns, and for monitoring plastic and reconst...
The goal of this project is to apply machine learning methods to model the wellbeing of MIT undergraduate students. Extensive data is obt...
This study aims to bring objective measurement to the multiple "pulse" and "pulse-like" measures made by practitioners of traditional Chi...
Asthma is the most common chronic illness among children. The skills required to diagnose it make it an even greater concern. Our solutio...
We are performing long-term measurements of autonomic nervous system (ANS) activity on patients with epilepsy. In certain cases, autonomi...
The human ankle provides a significant amount of net positive work during the stance period of walking, especially at moderate to fast wa...
Panoply is a crowdsourcing application for mental health and emotional wellbeing. The platform offers a novel approach to computer-based ...
Mental wellbeing is intimately tied to both social support and physical activity. The Challenge is a tool aimed at promoting social conne...