Boston’s Andrea Ippolito & Gajen Sunthara Named Presidential Innovation Fellows

Boston’s Andrea Ippolito & Gajen Sunthara Named Presidential Innovation Fellows »

Andrea Ippolito Boston innovators Andrea Ippolito and Gajen Sunthara have been selected as Round 3 Presidential Innovation Fellows. Gajen has been chosen to work on the MyData Initiative at the Department of Health and Human Services. Andrea, currently a PhD student in the Engineering Systems Division at MIT, will be working with the Department of…
Hacking Pediatrics 2.0: Kicking Innovation Up Another Notch

Hacking Pediatrics 2.0: Kicking Innovation Up Another Notch »

30 Sep, 2014
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Finalists present at last year's Hacking Pediatrics. Photo by Dr. Jennifer Joe. Last year, Michael Docktor, a Boston Children's Hospital physician, became obsessed with what was going on in the start-up and healthcare spaces. After watching Rock Health, Healthbox and other accelerators, he pitched the idea of running a Boston Children's accelerator.…
Women in MedTech: Andrea Ippolito of MIT’s Hacking Medicine

Women in MedTech: Andrea Ippolito of MIT’s Hacking Medicine »

Ippolito speaks to an audience at the March 2014 Healthcare Grand Hackfest. Photo by Lina Collucci. Andrea Ippolito is embedded deeply in the healthcare ecosystem. While pursuing her Ph.D. in the Engineering Systems division at MIT, she also co-leads MIT’s Hacking Medicine, an organization created to energize and connect the best minds…
Presenters Push Future Of Healthcare Tech At BWH Clinical Innovation Day

Presenters Push Future Of Healthcare Tech At BWH Clinical Innovation Day »

14 Jun, 2014
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The theater was packed at Brigham and Women’s Hospital’s 2nd annual Clinical Innovation Day this week as hospital employees, innovators, and entrepreneurs met for a full day of panels surrounding the theme “Collisions of Collaboration.” The event, sponsored by the Brigham Innovation Hub and the Brigham Research Institute, featured an “idea lab” where eight doctors…
Barcelona-based brain-scanning device company Neuroelectrics breaks ground in Boston

Barcelona-based brain-scanning device company Neuroelectrics breaks ground in Boston »

31 Mar, 2014
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This the combination brain scanning and stimulating platform manufactured by Barcelona-based Neuroelectrics, a spinoff of Starlab, and its creators hope it’ll be at the forefront of brain science in the Boston and beyond.

And the winner is… »

5 Jan, 2014
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All weekend teams of engineers, statisticians, and medical professionals collaborated over large pizzas and big data, and Sunday evening the judges of MIT’s Critical Data Marathon announced the hackathon's winners. In this 2-day long event, the participants were given an extremely rich data set: almost 10 years of data from the Intensive Care Unit at…
MIT Critical Data Marathon: Intro to the MIMIC-II Database and Meet the Teams!

MIT Critical Data Marathon: Intro to the MIMIC-II Database and Meet the Teams! »

5 Jan, 2014
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Today was the first full day of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Critical Data Marathon--a weekend hackathon designed to highlight the incredible resource of the MIMIC-II database. Brilliant Minds Gathered in the Iconic MIT Stata Center Hall The weekend is run in partnership with Sana Mobile and MIT H@cking Medicine.…

Today is last day to register for MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition! »

15 Oct, 2013
MedTech Features
MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition Over $350K in prizes are given to aspiring entrepreneurs each year through participation in a series of three contests: the Pitch Contest, the Accelerate Contest, and the Launch Contest. To our medical and healthcare entrepreneurs, the life sciences pitch judging is on October 22, 2013. Click here to look at the…

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