Movin’ on Up: Celebrating faculty and staff promotions

As we come to the close of the year, we would like to take a moment to look back and congratulate those faculty who were promoted in 2019! Recognizing her role as a pioneer and a leader in her field, we send a huge congratulations to the latest of our faculty members to be named Full Professor...

Publications Updates

May 11, 2020 The presubiculum links incipient amyloid and tau pathology to memory function in older persons Jacobs HIL, Augustinack JC, Schultz AP, Hanseeuw BJ, Locascio J, Amariglio RE, Papp KV, Rentz DM, Sperling RA, Johnson KA. Neurology. 2020 May 5;94(18):e1916-e1928. doi: 10.1212/WNL.00...

Prospective Students Experience the Martinos

Last Friday, the MGH Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging welcomed 18 prospective students from the Harvard-MIT Program in Health Sciences and Technology (HST). The students came to learn about educational opportunities at the Center as they look toward the next stage of their academics. The...

Peter Caravan Promoted to Full Professor

The Center's Peter Caravan has been named Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School. Caravan is Director of a multidisciplinary and translational molecular imaging group at the Center (the Caravan Lab) and co-director of the Institute for Innovation in Imaging (I3) at Massachusetts Gene...

The Year in Review: 2019

The MGH Martinos Center closed out the decade with yet another stellar year. In 2019, Center investigators reported advances in a range of areas – from technology development to basic science research and a host of clinical applications  – and generally showed surprising / not-in-the-least-bit-su...

Maria Angela Franceschini Named Full Professor

Congratulations to Maria Angela Franceschini, PhD, who was promoted to Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School, effective Nov. 1, 2019. Dr. Franceschini is a leader in the field of diffuse optical imaging, developing novel imaging methods to achieve a deeper understanding of the brain...

Marta Bianciardi

Marta Bianciardi, PhD, joined the faculty at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Harvard Medical School (HMS) with the goal of developing an in vivo neuroimaging-based atlas and connectome of brainstem nuclei by 7 Tesla MRI, to enhance our knowledge and the quality of patient care in disorde...

MEG Method May Hold the Secret to Baldness

A variety of factors can stop hair from forming and growing properly, leading to hair diseases and baldness. A new method developed recently by investigators at the MGH Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging examines the activity of hair follicles and could be useful for testing the effects of di...