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An unexpected ambition borne from MIT experience

June 5, 2018

An unexpected ambition borne from MIT experience

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Meg Murphy | School of Engineering

Senior Annamarie Bair was determined to become a medical doctor when she arrived at MIT from the Midwest nearly four years ago. She was fascinated by neuroscience but had yet to channel that passion toward what became her true focus: artificial intelligence and health care.

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Fighting toxic stress in children is tough but possible

May 31, 2018

Fighting toxic stress in children is tough but possible

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David Orenstein | Picower Institute for Learning and Memory

Through compelling personal stories and dramatic research evidence, speakers at the Picower Institute for Learning and Memory’s recent “Early Life Stress and Mental Health” symposium showed that people are making progress in helping children survive toxic stress through science and activism.

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