Robert Savoy

Dr. Savoy received his academic training in applied mathematics at MIT (BS 1971; MS 1975) and experimental psychology at Harvard University (PhD 1980). This period included 10 years of work at Polaroid Corporation’s Vision Research Laboratory, after which he joined the newly formed Rowland Instit...

Molecular Imaging Seminar Series

The Molecular Imaging seminar series is a Center-wide seminar series. Molecular Imaging represents a multidisciplinary effort exploiting the convergence of imagine-capture techniques, basic cell/molecular biology, chemistry, medicine, and pharmacology. Talks are presented by invited speakers from...

20 Years of FreeSurfer

It’s a sunny day in Southern California and the developers of FreeSurfer—a suite of software tools for the analysis of neuroimaging data—are preparing for a training session to introduce scientists to the many benefits of the package. To help the scientists find the classroom they have hung “Free...

Susie Huang

Susie Huang, MD, PhD, is a board-certified neuroradiologist and physician-scientist specializing in the development and translation of novel MRI techniques for investigating structure, function and pathology within the brain. Her doctoral training in physical chemistry and subsequent residency in...

Hakan Ay

Dr. Hakan Ay is an MD with residency training in Neurology and fellowship training in Vascular Neurology. He currently serves as an Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School with appointments in both departments of Neurology and Radiology at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Ay has 28 y...

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...

Zdravka Medarova

Zdravka Medarova, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School. She is a geneticist/cancer biologist by training and has an extensive background in molecular biology, genetics, and tumor biology and therapy. The focus of her research has been the development and testing o...

Maria Angela Franceschini

Maria Angela Franceschini, PhD, is widely recognized as a leader in the field of diffuse optical imaging in both neuroscience and clinical neuro-monitoring applications. Her research interests lie mainly in the development of novel optical imaging methods to achieve a deeper understanding of the ...

Byung Hee Yoo

Dr. Byung Hee Yoo's expertise lies in “theranostic cancer imaging." His research has focused on quantitative visualization of biological/physiological events. Since reporting the first peptidyl MR contrast agents, he has developed a wide spectrum of additional imaging probes for the quantitation ...

Karl Helmer

Karl Helmer, PhD, maintains research interests in several areas: (1) the creation of data management and sharing infrastructure; (2) the development of imaging protocols for multi-site MR imaging-based studies; (3) the creation of quality control and assessment software for MRI data; and (4) deve...

Sava Sakadzic

Dr. Sakadzic obtained his Ph.D. with Dr. Lihong Wang at Texas A&M University and completed his postdoctoral training with Dr. David Boas at the Massachusetts General Hospital. His group is developing state-of-the-art optical microscopy imaging technologies and utilizing them to better understand ...

Meher Juttukonda

Dr. Juttukonda’s research interests are in studying the balance between hemodynamic and metabolic function in the human brain as well as in the translation of these methods for characterizing microvascular health in cerebrovascular diseases. A principal objective of his work has been to develop q...

Jean Augustinack

The main goal of Dr. Augustinack's research is to validate neuroimaging, such as MRI, with ground truth histologic analyses and to advance neuroanatomical and pathological biomarkers for in vivo imaging. Her laboratory bridges the domains of ground truth histologic staining and MRI tissue propert...

Caroline Magnain

Dr. Magnain is an assistant professor in Radiology at Harvard Medical School and assistant in physics at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Throughout her career, she has strived to apply optical imaging to various domains, from cultural heritage to the biomedical science, and has develope...

Nicole Zurcher Wimmer

Nicole Zürcher, PhD, is currently Assistant Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, a faculty member at the Martinos Center and the Director of Human Imaging in the Chemical Neuroscience Program. She has a background in biology, behavioral and social n...

Lab Site Directory

A1 Pain Imaging Lab Auditory Cognition Lab Brain Aging and Dementia (BAnD) Lab Brain & Spinal Cord Laboratory Brainstem Imaging Lab The Caravan Lab Center for Integrative Pain NeuroImaging (CIPNI) Cerebrovascular Aging and Spin Labeling Lab (CASL) Chemical Ne...

Joseph Mandeville

Dr. Mandeville focuses on understanding relationships between imaging signals and physiology and using this information to improve information content derived from noninvasive neuroimaging. Research leverages all aspects of multimodal imaging to understand functional imaging methods and the brain...

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...