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...

Yinching (Iris) Chen

Y. Iris Chen, PhD, is an Assistant Professor at the Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA. She received her PhD in radiology science from the Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology program and the department of radiol...

Christopher Nguyen

The Nguyen lab focuses on the development and clinical application of novel imaging techniques to characterize the cardiovascular system including MRI, optical, and PET. Our primary research interests fall into four general areas: (1) bio- inspired design for heart assisted devices (Science Robot...

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...

Anand Kumar

Dr. Kumar's research is focused on development and translation of novel biomedical optical techniques for preclinical and clinical applications. He has more than 15 years of experience in theory, modeling and experimental aspects of biological optical imaging. Over the past decade, his group has ...

Eric Gale

Dr. Gale applies chemistry to solve unmet challenges in radiology and biomedical imaging. A major area of current focus is developing magnetic resonance imaging probes to non-invasively map and quantify pathologic change at the molecular level. His group is capitalizing on the transition metal p...

Jacob Hooker

Jacob Hooker, PhD, is currently the Phyllis and Jerome Lyle Rappaport MGH Research Scholar and an Associate Neuroscientist at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is a Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School and Director of Radiochemistry at the Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging. He a...

Iris Yuwen Zhou

Iris Yuwen Zhou, PhD, is an Instructor in Radiology at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School and a faculty member in the Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging. Dr. Zhou’s work focuses on developing novel MRI methodologies that quantify molecular, metabolic, funct...

Jyrki Ahveninen

Dr. Ahveninen's mission is to apply novel and improved techniques to achieve more accurate estimates of human brain function than previously achieved. His work focuses on neuroimaging of human auditory system, auditory working memory and higher-order auditory cognition using techniques including ...

Center Leadership

Dr. Bruce Rosen, Center Director Dr. Rosen is Director of the Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital and the Laurence Lamson Robbins Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School. He received his MD degree from Hahnemann Medical College in Ph...

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...

Nouchine Hadjikhani

Nouchine Hadjikhani, MD, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School, where she directs the Neurolimbic Research Laboratory. She is also an Assistant in Neurosciences at the Massachusetts General Hospital and a visiting professor at GNC, Gothenburg University, Sweden. Sh...

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...

Shahin Nasr

For the past 15 years, Shahin Nasr, PhD, has studied the visual system of humans and non-human primates using a variety of techniques, from psychophysics and event-related potentials (ERP) to conventional and high-resolution functional MRI, in order to understand the neural mechanisms underlying ...

The Year in Review: 2019

The MGH Martinos Center closed out the decade with yet another stellar year. In 2019, Center investigators reported advances in a range of areas – from technology development to basic science research and a host of clinical applications  – and generally showed surprising / not-in-the-least-bit-su...

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...

Hesheng Liu

Dr. Liu is an Associate Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School. His research focuses on developing novel neuroimaging and computational tools to reveal brain functional architecture in individual subjects. A major goal of his work is to localize functional networks in individual subject...

Eva-Maria Ratai

Dr. Eva-Maria Ratai has been Director of Clinical Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) since 2003. After completing her doctoral thesis in physical chemistry at the University of Münster in Germany in 2000, and her first post-doctoral position in the Department ...