Education & Diversity

Education lies at the heart of everything we do: from training the next generation of scientists - students and postdoctoral fellows, among others - to hosting immersive, weeklong courses covering a range of advanced imaging techniques. Educational Courses The Martinos Center has for many years...

Xin Yu

Xin Yu studied Neuroscience and Biophysics at New York University, USA. During his Ph.D. training in Dan Turnbull’s lab, he implemented Manganese-enhanced MRI to study the auditory midbrain plasticity and mid-hindbrain development. Meanwhile, he was trained by Dan Sanes to target the inferior col...

Imaging Services

The backbone of the Martinos Center is the Martinos Technology Core, comprising Imaging and Computational Core resources. The Imaging Cores include the MRI, MEG and Optical Imaging Cores, with an extensive and expanding inventory of state-of-the-art imaging facilities and equipment, including rel...

Yi-Fen Yen

Over the past two decades, Dr. Yen has devoted herself to the development of advanced MRI techniques, for hyperpolarized metabolic imaging, cancer imaging and functional imaging in clinical and pre-clinical research. She is an MR physicist with >100 publications in peer-reviewed scientific jou...

Caroline Magnain

Dr. Magnain is an assistant professor in Radiology at Harvard Medical School and assistant in physics at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Throughout her career, she has strived to apply optical imaging to various domains, from cultural heritage to the biomedical science, and has develope...

Daphne Holt

Dr. Holt has studied the neural basis of psychosis throughout her career, initially in post-mortem samples and subsequently (since 2002) using neuroimaging. Using functional neuroimaging in combination with physiology, behavioral tasks and clinical assessments, she has investigated the neurocogni...

Nicole Zurcher Wimmer

Nicole Zurcher Wimmer, PhD, uses magnetic resonance (MR) and positron emission tomography (PET) to study brain function and dysfunction in health and disease with an emphasis on neurodevelopmental disorders. Her main research focus is on autism spectrum disorder and related conditions, which she ...

Wellness Resources

To offer support to its staff and researchers, Partners, MGH, and several other groups have put together resources that address the challenges we may be facing in our day-to-day lives as we handle this unique situation. Here, we compile those resources & information to make it easier for you ...

Nanodiamond-enhanced MRI: A Dazzling New Approach to Imaging

Nanodiamonds – synthetic industrial diamonds only a few nanometers in size – have recently attracted considerable attention because of the potential they offer for the targeted delivery of vaccines and cancer drugs as well as for other uses. Thus far, options for imaging nanodiamonds have been li...

BrainMap

The BrainMap seminar series is offered by and for researchers using neuroimaging to study brain structure and function. Presented by invited speakers from around the world, as well as by investigators who call the Martinos Center home, the talks cover the gamut of topics - with a particular focus...

Creativity and Diversity in the Martinos Center

Martinos Center executive director David Vaughn recently sat down to talk about his work in the Center, and about what makes the Martinos so special. Hear what he had to say about creativity and diversity in the Center in the video below. In our humble opinion, he couldn't be more right! ...

Why & How

The Why & How seminar series is designed to introduce research assistants, graduate students, and postdoctoral and clinical fellows - really, anyone who is interested - to the many tools used in the Center. These include software tools and most of the major imaging modalities wielded by Marti...

Social Media

Videos As part of our mission, we are working to disseminate our research to as wide an audience as possible. To this end, we present our social media channels here. The sidebar to the right includes links to the channels as well a Twitter feed and a Newsletter subscription form. Also, we hav...