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Endovascular neurostimulation


Term:

Spring

Department:

20: Biological Engineering

Faculty Supervisor:

Robert Langer

Faculty email:

rlanger@mit.edu

Apply by:

3/20/2020

Contact:

shriyas@mit.edu

Project Description

Build a stent to perform electrical stimulation of various organs, including the gastrointestinal organs: In this project you'll build a specialized electrical stimulation device, learning mechanical engineering and device design. You'll also get the opportunity to test this in large animal models to evaluate the efficacy of the device and it's ability to help treat or cure diseases.

Pre-requisites

Strong mechanical engineering skills. Interest in biomedical work. Course 2A students are preferred, although others will be considered.