EX-24 2 attachment1.htm EX-24 DOCUMENT
                                                                      Exhibit 24

                              T2 BIOSYSTEMS, INC.

                               POWER OF ATTORNEY

       Know all by these presents, that the undersigned hereby constitutes and
appoints the (i) General Counsel of T2 Biosystems, Inc. (the "Company"), who is
currently Michael Gibbs, (ii) Chief Financial Officer of the Company, who is
currently John Sprague, and (iii) Controller of the Company, who is currently
Tammy Morrison-Spurr, and their respective successors, the undersigned's true
and lawful attorneys-in-fact to:

       (1)   execute for and on behalf of the undersigned, in the undersigned's
capacity as a beneficial owner of the Company, Forms 3, 4, and 5 in accordance
with Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the rules

       (2)   do and perform any and all acts for and on behalf of the
undersigned which may be necessary or desirable to complete and execute any such
Form 3, 4, or 5 and timely file such form with the United States Securities and
Exchange Commission and any stock exchange or similar authority; and

       (3)   take any other action of any type whatsoever in connection with the
foregoing which, in the opinion of any such attorney-in-fact, may be of benefit
to, in the best interest of, or legally required by, the undersigned, it being
understood that the documents executed by any such attorney-in-fact on behalf of
the undersigned pursuant to this Power of Attorney shall be in such form and
shall contain such terms and conditions as such attorney-in-fact may approve in
such attorney-in-fact's discretion.

       The undersigned hereby grants to each such attorney-in-fact full power
and authority to do and perform any and every act and thing whatsoever
requisite, necessary, or proper to be done in the exercise of any of the rights
and powers herein granted, as fully to all intents and purposes as the
undersigned might or could do if personally present, with full power of
substitution or revocation, hereby ratifying and confirming all that such
attorneys-in-fact, or such attorneys-in-fact's substitute or substitutes, shall
lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue of this power of attorney and the
rights and powers herein granted. The undersigned acknowledges that neither of
the foregoing attorneys-in-fact, in serving in such capacity at the request of
the undersigned, is assuming, nor is the Company assuming, any of the
undersigned's responsibilities to comply with Section 16 of the Securities
Exchange Act of 1934.

       This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until the
undersigned is no longer required to file Forms 3, 4, and 5 with respect to the
undersigned's holdings of and transactions in securities issued by the Company,
unless earlier revoked by the undersigned in a signed writing delivered to each
of the foregoing attorneys-in-fact.

       IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Power of Attorney to
be executed as of this 17th day of June, 2020.

                                            /s/ Robin Toft
                                            Name: Robin Toft