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...

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...

Matti Hämäläinen Named Full Professor

Congratulations to Matti Hämäläinen, PhD, who was promoted to Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School, effective September 1, 2017. Dr. Hämäläinen is Director of the Magnetoencephalography (MEG) Core at the Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at MGH. He is one of the pio...

Maria Mody

Maria Mody, PhD, is a cognitive neuroscientist specializing in neuroimaging of communication abilities in children and adults, with a focus on autism and dyslexia.The goal of her research is to identify core behaviors in developmental disorders of speech and language and the underlying neural mec...

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...

Ona Wu

The research goals of Dr. Wu's group are to improve the diagnosis, prognosis and management of patients with brain injury by quantifying and monitoring injury or recovery on an individual patient basis. The group focuses particularly on stroke, cardiac arrest and traumatic brain injury. Predictin...

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...

Nutrition and Brain Growth in the Developing World

The aging pickup truck bounces along a dirt road somewhere outside Bissora, one of the larger towns in the Oio region of the West African nation of Guinea-Bissau. The road, a major thoroughfare in the region, is pocked with holes. The rest of the year these would be deep and dusty. But it’s July ...

Hsiao-Ying (Monica) Wey

Dr. Hsiao-Ying (Monica) Wey is currently an Assistant Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital. She received her PhD in Medical Physics from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in 2011 and completed her postdoctoral training at t...

Crowds Cure Cancer at RSNA 2017

Can crowdsourcing provide us with a cure for cancer? We hope to find out. Join us in an experiment at the RSNA annual meeting next week, where just a few minutes of your time could move us closer to this ever-elusive goal. Advances in artificial intelligence and machine learning have broad pot...

Bruce Rosen to Be Inducted Into National Academy of Inventors

Bruce Rosen, director of the MGH Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, has been elected as a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). He was chosen for induction, according to a statement by the NAI Fellows Selection Committee, because he has “demonstrated a highly prolific spirit ...

Julie Price

One of the Center's newest senior faculty members, Julie Price, PhD, brings to the Martinos community a wealth of experience with quantitative positron emission tomography (PET). With this technique, researchers study the dynamics of the PET radiotracer in vivo in order to obtain absolute measure...