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...

Acupuncture Yields Improved Outcomes in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Though the practice of acupuncture predates current understanding of physiology by several millennia, it often provides measureable improvements in health outcomes, particularly in the area of chronic pain. Now, in a study reported in the journal Brain, a team of investigators based at the Athino...

Martinos Executive Director Named a 2017 Eisenhower Fellow

Eisenhower Fellowships has announced Bill Shaw, the Executive Director of the MGH Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, as one of 20 U.S. leaders who will participate in a global exchange of knowledge and ideas. Now in its 63rd year, the organization brings together participants from governm...

Ilknur Ay

Dr. Ay is an Assistant Professor at the Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. She has a broad background in vascular pharmacology with fellowship training in neuroscience at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Ay’s main researc...

Anastasia Yendiki

Dr. Anastasia Yendiki's background is in statistical signal and image processing. She received a PhD in Electrical Engineering: Systems from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, where she worked on inverse problems in tomographic reconstruction for nuclear imaging under the supervision of Jef...

Annual Fund

Thank you for your interest in the Annual Fund. Each year we rely on the generosity of friends of the Center to generously contribute to the Annual Fund. Gifts to the Annual Fund help provide funding to the best and brightest researchers to explore novel areas of research. Your financial support ...

Capital Contributions

Ever since the Martinos family’s first capital gift to create the Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging in 1999, the Center has benefited from the generosity of its supporters. Capital gifts, generally to the physical center or endowment, differ from annual support. Instead, capi...

Computational Services

Computing Facilities  The Center’s IT infrastructure consists of over 400 CentOS Linux workstations and 150 Windows and Macintosh desktops in offices and labs owned by individual research groups. There is a server farm with over 50 Linux servers that handles central storage, email, web, print, s...

Treating Aneurysm with MR Coagulation

A team of investigators in the MGH Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, in collaboration with medical device company Robin Medical, has developed a new method that could help to address cerebral aneurysm while adding therapeutic capabilities to magnetic resonance imaging. Cerebral aneurysm,...

Martinos on the Front Lines: Mary O’Hara and Larry White

Last week, Mary O'Hara and Larry White, senior MR technicians at the MGH Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, redeployed to the main campus of MGH, where they are performing portable X-ray scans of COVID-19 patients in ICUs. Mary reported back with a harrowing and heartbreaking account of what...

Students

The Martinos Center is home to full-time Ph.D. and Master’s students in a host of disciplines: from Physics and Chemistry to Biology, Neuroscience and Psychology. The breadth of research at the Center provides many opportunities for students to find a lab that suits their interests. You can learn...

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...

Mathew Sacchet

Dr. Matthew D. Sacchet, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School and the Director of the Meditation Research Program at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Sacchet and his team advance the science meditation in both clinical and non-clinical contexts. Since 2012, Dr. Sacchet has...