Critical Care Informatics Group
Professor Thomas Heldt
Taibo Li’s and Minoru Matsushima’s work on neonatal critical care alarms to be published in Journal of Perinatology
Taibo Li’s and Minoru Matsushima’s work on the epidemiology of bedside monitoring alarms in neonatal critical care will be published in the Journal of Perinatology. Congratulations to Taibo and Minoru!
Tiffany Ho’s work on oxygenation in the preterm neonate to be featured at New England Perinatal Society and Pediatric Academic Societies Conferences
Tiffany Ho’s work on understanding oxygenation patterns in the preterm neonate will be presented at the annual meeting of the New England Perinatal Society and the annual scientific session of the Pediatric Academic Societies. Congratulations to Tiffany and Dr. Wendy Timpson of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center for leading the project.
INCCI to team up with Philips, Boston Children’s Hospital, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Under funding from the Philips-MIT partnership, the INCCI group will team up with Philips Healthcare, Boston Children’s Hospital, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center to investigate the use and utility of capnography as an effort-independent point-of-care biomarker for diagnosis and titration of therapy.
Abubakar Abid’s work on modeling the capnogram featured on cover of IEEE TBME
Abubakar Abid’s work on modeling the capnogram is featured on the cover of the IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering. Congratulations, Abubakar!
Varesh Prasad’s work on risk prediction during liver transplantation published in Scientific Reports
Varesh Prasad’s work on improving risk prediction following liver transplantation has been published in Scientific Reports. The work was conducted in collaboration with colleagues from the University of Rome Tor Vergata. Congratulations, Varesh!
Nicholas Kwok wins 3rd price in ACP poster competition
Nicholas Kwok wins the 3rd price in the Medical Student Research category of the American College of Physicians Student Poster Competition on the topic Investigating Hydrocephalus Shunt Obstruction by Simulation of Shunt Flow Patterns. Congratulations, Nicholas!
Gladynel Saavedra Peña named to 2017 Class of Siebel Scholars
Graduate student Gladynel Saavedra Peña has been named to the Siebel Scholars Class of 2017. Siebel Scholars are selected on the basis of academic excellence and civic leadership. Gladynel is the fourth INCCI student to be selected for the Siebel Scholar award. Congratulations, Gladynel!
Group’s research on early sepsis detection highlighted at MGH
The group’s collaborative research project with Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) on early sepsis detection in the emergency department has been highlighted by MGH as one of the success stories of the MIT-MGH Grand Challenge in Diagnostics.
Thomas Heldt promoted to Associate Professor without Tenure
Prof. Thomas Heldt has been promoted to the rank of Associated Professor without Tenure, effective July 1, 2017.
INCCI establishes the Tse Cheuk Ng Tai Ideas Fund
With the generous support of Mr. Paul Tse, the Integrative Neuromonitoring and Critical Care Informatics Group is pleased to establish the Tse Cheuk Ng Tai Ideas Fund.
Becky Mieloszyk defends PhD thesis; wins Kong PhD thesis award in EE
Becky Mieloszyk successfully defended her doctoral thesis on Learning and Model-based Approaches to Improved Patient Monitoring, Assessment and Treatment in Capnography and Procedural Sedation. For her PhD thesis, she was awarded the 2016 Jin-Au Kong prize for Outstanding Thesis in Electrical Engineering at MIT. Congratulations, Becky!
Margaret Guo named NCAA Woman of the Year
Former superUROP student Margaret Guo is names Woman of the Year by the National Collegiate Athletic Association. Margaret is now an MD/PhD student at Stanford. Congratulations, Margaret, on this outstanding recognition!
Jonathan Birjiniuk named to Kailath Fellowship
Graduate student Jonathan Birjiniuk is the recipient of the Thomas (1959) and Sarah Kailath Fellowship award in EECS. Congratulations, Jonathan.
Thomas Heldt receives Smullin Teaching Award
Thomas Heldt received the Louis D. Smullin (’39) Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science.
Thomas Heldt named to W.M. Keck Career Development Chair in Biomedical Engineering
Thomas Heldt has been named to the Institute-wide W.M. Keck Career Development Chair in Biomedical Engineering at MIT, effective July 1, 2016. The Keck Professorship supports the work of a junior faculty member in science, engineering, and medical research.
Max Dunitz receives David Adler Memorial Thesis Prize
Max Dunitz receives the David Adler Memorial Master of Engineering Thesis Award in the Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science for his work on predicting hyperlactatemia in intensive care unit patients. Congratulations to Max!
Varesh Prasad featured by MIT School of Engineering
Abubakar Abid wins Soros Fellowship for New Americans
INCCI student Abubakar Abid was awarded a prestigious Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans. Soros fellows are immigrants or children of immigrants and are chosen for their creativity, initiative and sustained accomplishment. Congratulations to Abubakar.
Group’s work highlighted by MIT ILP
The INCCI group’s work is featured by MIT’s Industrial Liaison Program.
Amanda Zhou named Levine Undergraduate Research and Innovation Scholar
Amanda Zhou has been named a Levine Undergraduate Research and Innovation Scholar in the MIT School of Engineering superUROP program.
Prof. Heldt leads MIT team on NIH U01 grant to develop a noninvasive approach to ABP measurement
Prof. Heldt leads a team of MIT investigators to develop a noninvasive, ultrasound-based approach to arterial blood pressure measurement. This NIH-funded U01 project brings together Dr. Brian Anthony, Dr. Kai Thomenius, Prof. Harry Lee, Prof. Charlie Sodini, and Prof. Collin Stultz at MIT to develop a next-generation blood pressure measurement system.
Integrative Neuromonitoring Group teams up with Philips, Boston Medical Center
The Integrative Neuromonitoring and Critical Care Informatics group teams up with Philips Healthcare and Boston Medical Center to expand the validation of its noninvasive approach to intracranial pressure measurement. This news was covered by the MIT News Office and medGadget.
Prof. Heldt featured on IMES website
IMES Faculty Spotlight features Prof. Heldt’s work on critical care data analytics.
Taibo Li receives Henry Ford II Scholar Award and Eloranta Fellowship
Taibo Li receives the Henry Ford II Scholar Award from MIT’s School of Engineering. Established by a grant from the Ford Motor Company in 1977, the award goes to an undergraduate who, at the end of his or her third year of study at MIT, has achieved the highest academic standing in the School. Additionally, Taibo was named to a Peter J. Eloranta Undergraduate Summer Fellowship. Congratulations, Taibo!
Kaustav Gopinathan and Margaret Guo win Goldwater Fellowships
Kaustav Gopinathan and Margaret Guo are named 2015-2016 Barry Goldwater Scholars. The Goldwater Scholars program recognizes undergraduate students who have outstanding potential and intend to pursue research careers in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering. Congratulations to Kaustav and Margaret for this outstanding recognition.
Andrea Fanelli featured in Boston Globe article
Andrea Fanelli’s work on noninvasive intracranial pressure estimation is featured in a Boston Globe article on translating research ideas into start-up companies.
Becky Mieloszyk’s work on analyzing the capnogram for disease classification featured by MIT News
Becky Mieloszyk’s Masters work on quantitative analysis of the capnogram for classifying cardiorespiratory disease conditions is featured on the MIT homepage and the IEEE TBME, and is covered by the MIT News Office.
Integrative Neuromonitoring and Critical Care Informatics Group receives MGH-MIT Challenge Grant
The INCCI group was selected for an MGH-MIT Challenge Grant to reinvent how clinical diagnoses are made in emergency care.
INCCI Group collaborates with Nihon Kohden to improve patient monitoring
The Integrative Neuromonitoring and Critical Care Informatics group is collaborating with Nihon Kohden Corporation – a member company of MIT’s Medical Electronic Device Realization Center – to develop better strategies for early detection of sepsis and to reduce the incidence of false monitoring alarms in critical care.
Rebecca Mieloszyk receives RLE Helen Carr Peake Assistantship
For her research in quantitative analysis of capnograms, Becky Mieloszyk was named to the Helen Carr Peake Research Assistantship in MIT’s Research Laboratory of Electronics. Congratulations to Becky!
Three undergraduates inducted into EECS Research & Innovation Scholars Program
MIT EECS undergraduate students Eun Cho, Zixi Liu, and Taibo Li win EECS Research and Innovation Scholars fellowships to conduct one-year research experiences with the Integrative Neuromonitoring and Critical Care Informatics Group, starting September 2014. Eun was named the MIT EECS – Analog Devices Undergraduate Research and Innovation Scholar, Zixi the MIT EECS – Keel Foundation Undergraduate Research and Innovation Scholar, and Taibo the MIT EECS – Wertheimer Undergraduate Research and Innovation Scholar. Congratulations to Eun, Zixi, and Taibo!
Thomas Heldt featured on Serious Science
Prof. Thomas Heldt is interviewed on Serious Science about his work on Physiological Modeling.
Varesh Prasad awarded NDSERG fellowship
Varesh Prasad is awarded a National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSERG) Fellowship by the Department of Defense. Congratulations to Varesh for this achievement.
Integrative Neuromonitoring and Critical Care Informatics Group awarded NIH grant to study brain injury in children
The Integrative Neuromonitoring and Critical Care Informatics Group was awarded an NIH grant to validate its model-based noninvasive approach to intracranial pressure monitoring in pediatric patients with hydrocephalus and severe traumatic brain injury. The work is conducted in collaboration with Dr. Robert Tasker (neurocritical care) and Dr. Dody Robinson (neurosurgery) of Boston Children’s Hospital.
James Noraky appointed to 2014 Siebel Scholars Class
James Noraky is appointed to the Siebel Scholars Class of 2014. The merit-based Siebel Scholars award is granted for academic excellence and demonstrated leadership. Congratulations to James for this outstanding award.
Thomas Heldt joins the MIT faculty
Thomas Heldt joins the MIT faculty as Assistant Professor of Electrical and Biomedical Engineering in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; he is also appointed Hermann von Helmholtz Career Development Professor in MIT’s Institute for Medical Engineering & Science (IMES).