Courses and Training Programs

Continuing Education

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Connectivity Course: Structural and Functional Brain Connectivity via MRI and fMRI: This is a five-day program on functional and structural connectivity using MRI. The next edition is October 23-27, 2017; the 2018 program will be held October 22-26, 2018.  (Both are Monday->Friday.) NOTE: The 2017Oct23 program IS NOW FULL.  All future registrations will be waitlisted for the program.

The CONN Toolbox: This program is devoted to teaching the use of the CONN Toolbox for analyzing resting state connectivity data. The next program will be April 30 - May 4, 2018 (Monday->Friday).

fMRI Visiting Fellowship Program: This program provides an in-depth introduction to the field of functional magnetic resonance imaging. The next programs are Mar 26-30, 2018; and October 15-19, 2018. (All are Monday->Friday.) 

The Multimodality Short Course: This course addresses the burgeoning collection of functional and structural brain imaging methods. It is a 7-day course; and the next edition is TBD for 2018 (Sunday->Saturday).

Functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (fNIRS) Course: This introductory course covers the fundamentals of fNIRS and offers hands-on experience in its application.

FreeSurfer Tutorial and Workshop: The FreeSurfer Development Team hosts a three-day course for beginner and experienced users of FreeSurfer.

MIT IAP Course: Medical Imaging – Seeing what makes you sick: This course offers an in-depth examination of some of the frontier clinical imaging technologies, many of which were and are being developed at MIT.

Training Programs

Harvard/MGH Nuclear Medicine Training Program for Basic and Applied Research: The Harvard / MGH Nuclear Medicine Training Program for Basic and Applied Research is a multidisciplinary team focused on basic and applied nuclear medicine research.

MEMP Neuroimaging Graduate Training Program: This multidisciplinary program focuses on the application of modern brain imaging tools to solving basic and clinical neuroscience questions such as the underlying etiology of brain-based disorders, mechanisms of treatment, and predictors of response. It is a pre-doctoral training program run out of the MIT Engineering department.

Advanced Multimodal Neuroimaging Training Program (predoctoral): This program provides neuroimaging research training opportunities for advanced Harvard University, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology graduate students from a variety of disciplines and departments.

University Courses

Spatial Aspects of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy HST 562J: This course covers current research in molecular and cellular neuroimaging, with reference to classic work.

Imaging Biophysics and Clinical Applications HST 563: This course provides a broad introduction to the range of applications of biomedical imaging in research as well as in the clinic.

Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Data Acquisition and Analysis HST 583: This graduate-level course provides information on and practical training in cutting-edge functional imaging acquisition and analysis.

Magnetic Resonance: Analytic, Biochemical and Imaging Techniques HST 584J: This graduate-level course offers an introduction to basic NMR theory.