Interview with Gigi Hirsch, MD from Evidera

Interview with Gigi Hirsch, MD from Evidera

NEWDIGS is an exciting and innovative approach to developing solutions for systemwide impediments to biomedical innovation and patient care. The noncompetitive, collaborative environment encourages novel and fresh ideas and interactions to truly move the industry forward in positive ways. Dr. Debra Schaumberg, Vice President, Scientific Affairs, Real-World Evidence at Evidera recently sat down with Dr.…

FP article: Baghdadi’s Martyrdom Bump

FP article: Baghdadi’s Martyrdom Bump

Baghdadi’s Martyrdom Bump Killing the Islamic State leader will not kill his ideas. By Santiago Segarra, Ali Jadbabaie and Richard Nielsen October 29, 2019 It is clear that the death of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi will damage the organizational and strategic capacity of the already beleaguered Islamic State. But will it meaningfully undermine…

Director Ali Jadbabaie explains the work of SSRC

Director Ali Jadbabaie explains the work of SSRC

In an interview with the Sociotechnical Systems Research Center Director Ali Jadbabaie, he explains the importance of the work that is currently undergone here in this space. What is SSRC? The Sociotechnical Systems Research Center (SSRC) is one of 11 laboratories at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The SSRC lab serves as the infrastructural…

Josh Tenenbaum Receives 2019 MacArthur Fellowship

Josh Tenenbaum Receives 2019 MacArthur Fellowship

Brain and cognitive sciences professor studies how the human mind is able to learn so rapidly. Josh Tenenbaum, a professor in MIT’s Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences who studies human cognition, has been named a recipient of a 2019 MacArthur Fellowship. The fellowships, often referred to as “genius grants,” come with a five-year, $625,000…

Living Lab Launches in Adelaide

Living Lab Launches in Adelaide

World-famous university MIT will be an integral part of Lot Fourteen, the old hospital site on North Tce — establishing a living laboratory to crunch big data and develop popular products.  Chris Russell, The Advertiser The world’s leading university in computer science, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will establish a project in Lot Fourteen on…

Empowering African Farmers with Data

Empowering African Farmers with Data

Research from the Institute for Data, Systems, and Society aims to help African farmers increase their production and profits with better prediction. by Scott Murray May 30, 2019 With a couple billion more people estimated to join the global population in the next few decades, world food production could use an upgrade. Africa has a…

The Bioprocessing Summit Interview with Paul Barone

The Bioprocessing Summit Interview with Paul Barone

Cambridge Healthtech Institute recently spoke with Dr. Paul Barone of Massachusetts Institute of Technology about Viral Safety and where the field and industry is headed in coming years. Dr. Barone is a speaker at the 3rd Annual Virus and Pathogen Clearance and Safety in Biologics which is taking place from August 24-25, 2017 in Boston,…