With New PET Probe, Researchers Image Fibrosis of the Lungs

The MGH Martinos Center's Pauline Désogère and colleagues have described a new positron emission tomography (PET) probe that can help to advance noninvasive diagnosis of pulmonary fibrosis. Reported in a Science Translational Medicine paper published online today, the probe enables detection and ...

Thomas Deisboeck

Tom Deisboeck has spent over 25 years in life sciences research. He holds an MD (Dr. med) from the Technical University of Munich as well as an MBA from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Dr. Deisboeck is an Associate Professor of Radiology (PT) at Massachusetts General Hospital and Har...

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...

Dara Manoach

Dr. Manoach is a clinically licensed neuropsychologist and an experimental psychologist by training. She has dedicated her career to understanding the neural basis and nature of fundamental cognitive deficits in neuropsychiatric disorders, particularly schizophrenia and autism. Although sleep pla...

Thomas Yeo

Thomas Yeo is an Assistant Professor at the National University of Singapore (NUS). Thomas received his B.S. and M.S. from Stanford University and Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Prior to NUS, Thomas was a research fellow at Harvard University and Duke-NUS Medical School. Th...

The Neuroscience of Personal Space

We all have a need for personal space, the comfort zone we maintain around our bodies, implicitly entreating others not to encroach upon it. In recent years researchers have been probing the ways in which we regulate this space, looking at how and why our brains tell us when someone is simply ...

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...

Facilitating Integration of AI Into Radiology Practice

The Quantitative Translational Imaging in Medicine (QTIM) Lab at the MGH Martinos Center has contributed to the advancement of artificial intelligence in radiology practice in myriad ways. Not least: the group collaborated with the American College of Radiology Data Science Institute (ACR-DSI) in...

5 Things You Didn’t Know About David Cohen and MEG

Last week the MGH Martinos Center dedicated its advanced magnetoencephalography (MEG) facility as the David Cohen MEG Laboratory. Cohen—the inventor of MEG, a leader in the field of biomagnetism for more than 50 years, and a Martinos Center faculty member who was instrumental in building and deve...

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...