Peter Caravan and Kenneth Kwong Named ISMRM Fellows

The Martinos Center’s Peter Caravan and Kenneth Kwong were welcomed to the ranks of ISMRM Fellows at the 2019 annual meeting of ISMRM held in May in Montreal. The honor recognizes the incalculable contributions each has made to the field of biomedical imaging. Both researchers have played sign...

Ken Kwong and the Introduction of Noninvasive fMRI

In the early months of 1992 the neuroscience community was flush with excitement. Jack Belliveau, a graduate student with the MGH-NMR Center (now the MGH Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging), had recently published in Science his pioneering work with functional MRI, and the possibilities of th...

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) Chemical Neuroscience Program Clinical Computational Neuroimaging Gr...

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Martinos Center investigators are engaged in translational research and technology development with a range of imaging modalities. We are always happy to answer any questions you may have about the work they are conducting and how you can get involved. What would you like to do? Email us ...

Paul Raines

Paul Raines, PhD, was initially hired at the center as a scientific programmer in the Freesurfer group. Within his first year he took over management of all of the Center's computational infrastructure. He now manages a group of four IT specialists that maintains over 400 Linux analysis workstati...

Computational Services

Computing Facilities  The Center’s IT infrastructure consists of over 400 CentOS Linux workstations and 150 Windows and Macintosh desktops in offices and labs owned by individual research groups. There is a server farm with over 50 Linux servers that handles central storage, email, web, print, s...

Social Media

Videos As part of our mission, we are working to disseminate our research to as wide an audience as possible. To this end, we present our social media channels here. The sidebar to the right includes links to the channels as well a Twitter feed and a Newsletter subscription form. Also, we hav...

Multimodal Functional Neuroimaging

The Martinos Center offers a range of opportunities for multimodal functional imaging, including several combined MR/PET scanners. Please see the Magnetic Resonance Imaging page for details about these scanners.

Molecular Imaging

The in vivo optical imaging facility includes a state-of-the-art IVIS SPECTRUM (Perkin Elmer) whole-mouse imaging system with 3D, fluorescence, bioluminescence, and Cerenkov luminescence capabilities for high throughput imaging, in vitro (microplates) and in vivo in live animals (5 mice, 23cm FoV...

Robert Frost

Dr. Robert Frost's research focuses on improving the quality and efficiency of brain MRI through modification of the acquisition and image reconstruction. He has developed methods to accelerate the acquisition of high-resolution diffusion MRI and has used real-time feedback techniques that adapt ...

Wellness Resources

To offer support to its staff and researchers, Partners, MGH, and several other groups have put together resources that address the challenges we may be facing in our day-to-day lives as we handle this unique situation. Here, we compile those resources & information to make it easier for you ...

Redeployment During the COVID-19 Pandemic

On Monday, April 6, as MGH prepared for the expected surge in COVID-19 patients, the hospital's leadership announced the likely redeployment of significant numbers of non-clinical workers. MGH had now entered the "all hands on deck" phase of the pandemic, where the need for additional support sta...

Optical Imaging

The Martinos Optics Research facilities consists of multiple separate lab facilities including 1) fiber optic and electronics fabrication and testing, 2) instrumentation system development and testing, 3) small animal studies, 4) optical physics labs with floating tables, and 5) human subject tes...

TRANSLATE (Translational Research in Radiology)

The TRANSLATE seminar series offers conversations about the latest advances in translational research in radiology, and about the process of translational research itself. Each seminar brings together a physician with particular clinical needs and a researcher developing imaging technologies that...

Tommi Raij

Dr. Raij is a researcher currently serving as the Director of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) Clinical Research at the Martinos Center. He aims to understand the human brain mechanisms and improve the treatment of psychiatric and neurological disease, such as depression, schizophrenia, co...

Creativity and Diversity in the Martinos Center

Martinos Center executive director David Vaughn recently sat down to talk about his work in the Center, and about what makes the Martinos so special. Hear what he had to say about creativity and diversity in the Center in the video below. In our humble opinion, he couldn't be more right! ...