Get to Know David Vaughn, Our New Executive Director

The Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging is thrilled to introduce its new Executive Director: David Vaughn. David joins the Center from his role as Director of Operations for Oncology and Endocrinology at Sutter Health in San Francisco. He previously served in similar roles at the Harvard T.H. ...

Jacob Hooker

Jacob Hooker, PhD, is currently Lurie Family Professor of Radiology in the Field of Autism Research and a Phyllis and Jerome Lyle Rappaport MGH Research Scholar. Dr. Hooker also serves as Scientific Director of the Lurie Center for Autism, as editor-in-chief for ACS Chemical Neuroscience and has...

Ross Mair

As the Head of MR Physics at the Harvard University Center for Brain Science, Neuroimaging facility, Dr. Mair's role involves investigation and implementation of novel MRI methods for neuroimaging using the 3.0T MRI scanner, along with facility management duties. His research time has been split ...

Lawrence Wald

Lawrence L. Wald, PhD, is currently a Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School and Affiliated Faculty of the Harvard-MIT Division Health Sciences Technology. He received a BA in Physics at Rice University, and a PhD in Physics from the University of California at Berkeley in 1992 under th...

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...

Judith Schaechter

Dr. Judith Schaechter's research aims to advance our understanding of the neural mechanisms underlying recovery after stroke, and to use this information to develop more accurate prognostic biomarkers of recovery and improved therapeutic interventions that promote stroke recovery. Education PhD...

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...

Berkin Bilgic

MRI has demonstrated ability to provide exquisite contrast for non-invasive imaging. What limits its efficiency and sensitivity are the tradeoffs between scan time, resolution and signal-to-noise ratio. Dr. Bilgic's research is devoted to breaking this stalemate by developing new acquisition and ...

Kestas Kveraga

Dr. Kveraga is a cognitive neuroscientist who studies the neural mechanisms of threat perception from naturalistic stimuli, with strong interests in visual pathway function and autism. He is also interested in neural aesthetics and how brain activity can be employed to predict and shape architect...

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...

Martin Reuter

Dr. Martin Reuter is an Assistant Professor of Radiology and of Neurology at Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts General Hospital (Assistant in Neuroscience, Dept. of Radiology and Dept. of Neurology). He is affiliated with the Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging and the German Center...

About the Center

The Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital is one of the world’s premier research centers devoted to development and application of advanced biomedical imaging technologies. The Center is part of the Department of Radiology at Massachusetts General H...

John Kirsch

John Kirsch, PhD, is a radiological physicist by training and education, whose interest and experience have been in MRI technology for the majority of his career. He contributed significantly to the early pioneering development of clinical applications for MRI as well as to the design and improve...

Education & Diversity

Education lies at the heart of everything we do: from training the next generation of scientists - students and postdoctoral fellows, among others - to hosting immersive, weeklong courses covering a range of advanced imaging techniques. Educational Courses The Martinos Center has for many years...