Richard Braatz to lead a new center for continuous mRNA manufacturing

A pilot-scale system, enabled by an $82 million award from the FDA, aims to accelerate the development and production of mRNA technologies. The engineering challenges will be tackled by researchers at MIT as well as collaborators at Penn State University and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

3 Questions: AI for Healthcare Equity

Regina Barzilay, Fotini Christia, and Collin Stultz describe how artificial intelligence and machine learning can support fairness, personalization, and inclusiveness in health care.

Modeling Framework to Evaluate Vaccine Strategies against the COVID-19 Pandemic

CBI's Biomanufacturing Group published "Modeling Framework to Evaluate Vaccine Strategies against the COVID-19 Pandemic" in the journal Systems as part of a special issue titled Systemic Thinking in Times of the COVID-19 Pandemic Crisis. The paper provides a systems-level modeling framework to guide the development of analytical tools aimed at informing time-critical...

NEWDIGS – Dynamic Dossier in the Cloud

Published on October 28th in Therapeutic Innovation & Regulatory Science, this article from CBI NEWDIGS addresses inefficiencies in the system and process of data sharing among stakeholders in the development, access, and use of drug therapies. It applies a Systems Engineering approach within a case study to propose a scalable...