Medical sciences

A Low-Cost Prosthetic Foot

Researchers are designing a new version of the Jaipur Foot, the most widely distributed prosthetic foot in the world, aiming to make a lighter, lower-cost prosthetic that can be mass-manufactured.

Identifying Placental Inefficiency

Supported by the Madrid-MIT M+Visión Consortium, Team Fetal aims to use magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to identify placental insufficiency that may put a fetus at risk.

Identifying Resistant Cancers Earlier

Supported by the MIT-Madrid M+Visión Consortium, Team Tx Response is working on a way to measure the effectiveness of cancer therapies and identify resistant cancers early in treatment.

Monitoring Dehydration in Elderly Care Homes

These researchers are developing a non-invasive monitor that mitigates the widespread problem of dehydration in elderly care homes by directly sensing physiological hydration.

Monitoring Pancreatic Cancer Treatment

Supported by the Madrid-MIT M+Visión Consortium, Team Albumin is developing novel MRI approaches for pancreatic cancer treatment monitoring through in vivo quantification of tissue albumin.