20 Years of FreeSurfer

It’s a sunny day in Southern California and the developers of FreeSurfer—a suite of software tools for the analysis of neuroimaging data—are preparing for a training session to introduce scientists to the many benefits of the package. To help the scientists find the classroom they have hung “Free...

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Martinos Center investigators are engaged in translational research and technology development with a range of imaging modalities. We are always happy to answer any questions you may have about the work they are conducting and how you can get involved. What would you like to do? Email us ...

Student FAQ

What type of students work at the Martinos Center? The Martinos Center is home to full-time Ph.D. and Master's students from various backgrounds, ranging from Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science and Engineering to Biology, Neuroscience and Psychology. The breadth of research at the Center provi...

Jingyuan Chen

Dr. Chen's research lies at the interface of neuroimaging technology, signal processing and neuroscience. She is interested in integrating state-of-the-art fMRI and multi-modal imaging techniques to achieve novel, comprehensive insights into our brain's function and physiology. One line of her cu...

Bin Deng

Bin Deng, PhD, is a biomedical scientist whose research interests revolve around near-infrared (NIR) spectroscopy, functional optical imaging, the interactions between NIR light and tissue, noninvasive optical biomarkers and the pathophysiology of diseases. Dr. Deng investigates the intersection ...

Abbas Yaseen

Abbas Yaseen, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School specializing in advanced microscopy for minimally invasive, in vivo characterization of brain function in preclinical models. His group focuses on the development and application of high-resolution optical imaging...

Matthew Rosen

Dr. Matt Rosen is a physicist, tool-builder and inventor whose research bridges the spectrum from fundamental physics to applied bioimaging work in the field of MRI. He established the Low-Field MRI and Hyperpolarized Media Laboratory at the Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging to ...

Noam Peled

I have a broad background in neuroimaging, with specific training and expertise in analyzing and visualization of multi-modality neuroimaging datasets. I received my Ph.D. degree in machine learning and games theory from Bar-Ilan University in 2014, and in 2015 I started my position as a research...

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 ...

New Portable Scanner to Bring MRI to the Patient

A team of researchers in the Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital has developed a low-cost, portable MRI scanner, reporting the device in the journal Nature Biomedical Engineering on November 23. In a recent conversation, lead author Clarissa Zimmerman Cooley g...

Andre van der Kouwe

Dr. van der Kouwe does research in the field of MRI pulse sequence design and image analysis. He supports neuroscience research at the MGH and collaborating institutions by improving acquisition methods, providing techniques such as high-reliability imaging for quantitative brain morphometry with...

David Izquierdo

Dr. David Izquierdo is an Instructor in the Department of Radiology at Massachusetts General Hospital / Harvard Medical School with interest in improving non-invasive molecular imaging quantification with combined PET/MRI scanners. In particular most of Dr. Izquierdo's research is applied to brai...

What’s Cooking at Martinos? Marco Makes Ragu

The Center's Marco Loggia is a highly accomplished researcher exploring the brain mechanisms of pain using functional MRI and PET. He is also one heckuva chef. In the video below, Marco shares one of his tantalizing recipes. He sent us this video along with an excellent suggestion: Especially ...

Uncovering ‘Covert Consciousness’ in Brain Injury Patients

In a paper published in the journal Brain last month Brian Edlow and colleagues reported a study in which they used the imaging techniques functional MRI and EEG to detect ‘covert consciousness’ in the intensive care unit. We checked in with Edlow, associate director of the Center for Neurotechno...

Hui Wang

Dr. Hui Wang's research interests include developing innovative optical techniques and combining with MRI to study the structural-functional relationship of the brain. Particularly, a key question to answer is how the brain is connected to form the substrates of complex functions and what goes wr...