In the News


March 1, 2018    
MIT News: Michael Cima named the new co-director of the Innovation Initiative and Associate Dean of Innovation for the School of Engineering. More >>

January 24, 2018 
MIT News: A miniaturized drug delivery system could be used to treat neurological disorders that affect specific brain regions. More >>

May 16, 2017    
MIT News: Thin fibers could be used to deliver drugs or electrical stimulation with less damage to the brain. More >>

March 3, 2017  
MIT News: A new sensor could reveal dopamine's role in learning and habit formation. More >>

December 13, 2016
MIT News: Michael Cima named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. More >>

June 29, 2015    
MIT News: Michael Cima's and Bob Langer's spinout company signs deal to commercialize microchips that release therapeutics inside the body. More >>

April 22, 2015   
MIT News: Implantable device could allow doctors to test cancer drugs in patients before prescribing chemotherapy. More >>

December 1, 2014    
MIT News: The Inside Story of How an Implantable Technology Improves Treatment. Cima and now-alumnus Heejin Lee developed a device that can be inserted into the bladder to then slowly release drugs over two weeks to treat interstitial cystitis, or bladder pain syndrome. More >>

November 19, 2014   
WBUR: Cima Lab featured on a 5min radio segment on WBUR for hydration project and MGH-MIT partnership. More >>

October 14, 2014 
MIT News: Cima Lab wins one of two large grants in the MIT-MGH strategic partnership alliance. More >>

May 22, 2014 
KI Symposium: Osmotic Micro-Pump as Delivery System for Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy in the Treatment of Advanced Ovarian Cancer. More >>

April 21, 2014 
MIT News: Cima Lab Develops a Sensor for Measuring Tumors’ Oxygen Levels that Could Aid Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment. More >>

Inside the Lab: Michael J. Cima, Ph.D.

Learn more about the work that Professor Cima’s lab is doing to create tiny nanosensors that are chemically sensitive to different molecules – and how they hope these sensors can be used to help determine proper dosage for chemotherapy.

KI Research Animations: Sensing Cancer

How can doctors more quickly and effectively determine whether a new treatment is working for a cancer patient or not? This video traces the work of the Cima lab at the KI to overcome this problem with a tiny implantable sensor. The video currently appears in the interactive exhibits of the KI Public Galleries.

September 20, 2012 
Technology Workshop: Michael Cima. More >>

February 12, 2012 
Successful human tests for first wirelessly controlled drug-delivery chip. More >>

November 17, 2011
Cima Lab's Biosensor Profiled by ABC News. More >>

July 11, 2011
Boston Globe: Using A Patch May Reduce The Need For Conventional Needles. More >>

Feburary 8, 2011
Michael Cima named to the National Academy of Engineering. More >>

November 11, 2009
Forbes: Michael Cima Picks The Seven Most Powerful Innovators. More >>