banking and finance
internet of things
sports and fitness
Specific aims of our team are to stimulate and sense communications between the human nervous system, limbs, and bionic prostheses.
Continuous localized tissue monitoring and disease treatment
Years of heavy regulation and a long-standing focus on compliance have co-opted the ability of the healthcare industry to implement novel...
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...
Can tattoos embrace technology in order to make the skin interactive?The DermalAbyss project is the result of a collaboration between MIT...
Nearly all classes of wearable and implantable biomedical devices depend on battery power for continuous operation. However, the life spa...
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, ...
Brain circuits are large, 3D structures. However, the building blocks—proteins, signaling complexes, synapses—are or...
The gram-positive cocci Streptococcus pneumoniae causes pneumonia, otitis media, meningitis, and bacteremia in pediatric, elderly, and im...
Lyme disease is the most common vector-borne infection in North America. People are infected when bitten by ticks; ticks are typically in...
"Without urgent, coordinated action by many stakeholders, the world is headed for a post-antibiotic era, in which common infections and m...
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...
We are providing our tools to the community, and also using them within our lab, to analyze how specific brain mechanisms (molecular, cel...
The brain is a three-dimensional, densely-wired circuit that computes via large sets of widely distributed neurons i...
We have pioneered the development of fully genetically encoded reagents that, when targeted to specific cells, enabl...
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 SNAPSHOT study seeks to measure Sleep, Networks, Affect, Performance, Stress, and Health using Objective Techniques. It is an NIH-fun...
New technologies for recording neural activity, controlling neural activity, or building brain circuits, may be capable some day of servi...
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...