She is developing molecular MR imaging techniques to diagnose and monitor response to treatment in a range of diseases.
Research Updates | Martinos Center - Part 3
Early Screening of ASD With a New Eye-tracking Paradigm
The paradigm, developed by the Center’s June Kong and colleagues, could greatly reduce the possibility of bias in traditional...
‘It’s All in the Eyes’: The role of the amygdala in the experience and perception of fear
Lisa Feldman Barrett explores the history of the amygdala and fear in a new paper.
The Road to MPI
The Center’s Larry Wald talks Magnetic Particle Imaging and his latest BRAIN Initiative grant.
A New Optical Imaging Tool to Visualize Disease Through ‘Multiplexing’
Anand Kumar and colleagues describe the new technique in the journal Optica.
Treating Aneurysm with MR Coagulation
Jerry Ackerman (right), Ouri Cohen and colleagues have developed a technique that adds therapeutic capabilities to magnetic resonance...
Advanced MRI of Spinal Cord Function Could Provide Important Information for the Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis
The Center’s Rob Barry and colleagues describe the new approach in the journal Brain.
White Matter Changes Could Predict Cognitive Decline in Alzheimer’s Disease
Emily Lindemer and the Brain Aging and Dementia Lab reported the findings in the journal Neurology.
Learning to See: New Artificial Intelligence Technique Dramatically Improves the Quality of Medical Imaging
The technique yields higher quality images from less data, reducing radiation doses for CT and PET and shortening scan times for...
Study Confirms Role of Structural Connectivity in Spread of Alzheimer’s Disease Pathology
The newly published research draws on data from the Harvard Aging Brain Study.
A New Role for Diffusion MRI in Treating Anxiety and Depression
An ongoing study by Anastasia Yendiki and colleagues is yielding important new insights into the disorders.
The Possible Role of Glow Sticks—Yes, Glow Sticks—in Treating Alzheimer’s
A new imaging probe was inspired by the chemistry of the novelty light source.
How iPads and Other Tablet Devices Could Improve Communication Skills in People With Autism
In recent years researchers have gained an increased understanding of the relationship between motor skills and the development...
Good News for PET Researchers: Radiotracer binding Is less sensitive to blood flow than previously thought
The Martinos Center’s Christin Sander and colleagues reported the finding last month.
Nutrition and Brain Growth in the Developing World
Researchers are using advanced optical imaging technology to study the relationship between the two.
Uncovering ‘Covert Consciousness’ in Brain Injury Patients
Understanding Eye-contact Avoidance in People With Autism
The Martinos Center’s Nouchine Hadjikhani and colleagues shed light on the underlying reasons for the behavior. Hint: It’s...
Nanodiamond-enhanced MRI: A Dazzling New Approach to Imaging
Use of nanodiamonds with ultra-low-field MRI suggests a range of diagnostic and therapeutic applications.
The Neuroscience of Personal Space
A study of the brain mechanisms associated with the regulation of personal space has led to deeper understandings of social dysfunction...
With New PET Probe, Researchers Image Fibrosis of the Lungs
Pauline Désogère and colleagues described the probe in a Science Translational Medicine paper published online today.