Michael Placzek

Dr. Placzek's research focuses on studying human brain diseases with translational molecular imaging - positron emission tomography (PET). Through a multi-faceted approach, his group is working towards a better understanding of the molecular mechanisms involved in brain diseases. Their work is ap...

Xue-Jun (June) Kong

Xue-Jun (June) Kong, M.D. Principal Investigator and Director of Synapse Autism program at Martinos Center/Mass General Hospital, Principal Investigator and Attending Physician at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Assistant Professor of Harvard Medical School. She leads her Autism research te...

Caterina Mainero

Caterina Mainero, MD, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School, Assistant in Neuroscience at Massachusetts General Hospital and Director of Multiple Sclerosis Research at the Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging. Dr. Mainero is a neuroscientist with ...

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...

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 ...

Xin Yu

Xin Yu studied Neuroscience and Biophysics at New York University, USA. During his Ph.D. training in Dan Turnbull’s lab, he implemented Manganese-enhanced MRI to study the auditory midbrain plasticity and mid-hindbrain development. Meanwhile, he was trained by Dan Sanes to target the inferior col...

Bruce Fischl

Bruce Fischl, PhD, is a Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School and Director of the Laboratory for Computational Neuroimaging at the Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging. A leader in the field of image processing and analysis, he has spearheaded the development of a range of innovative...

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...

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...

Iman Aganj

Dr. Aganj's research objectives are focused on developing new medical image analysis techniques and improving existing ones so researchers and clinicians can extract the maximal amount of useful information from the images they acquire, with the goal of improving human health. These efforts range...

Hui Wang

Dr. Hui Wang's research interests include developing innovative optical techniques and combining with MRI to study the structural-functional relationship of the brain. Particularly, a key question to answer is how the brain is connected to form the substrates of complex functions and what goes wr...

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...

Brad Dickerson

Brad Dickerson, MD, is the Director of the Massachusetts General Hospital Frontotemporal Disorders Unit and Neuroimaging Lab in Boston. He holds the Tom Rickles Chair in Progressive Aphasia Research, and is a behavioral neurologist in the MGH Memory Disorders Unit and Leader of the Neuroimaging C...

Ivan Coto Hernandez

Dr. Coto Hernandez is an instructor at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital. Throughout his career, he has developed multiple hardware and software methods able to enhance effective spatial resolution and imaging depth and achieve label-free imaging. Education PhD Select...

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 ...

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...

David Salat

The overarching aim of Dr. Salat's work is to understand mechanisms of neural disease and to implement novel approaches to reduce the impact of disease on the brain, cognition and clinical status. Clinically, there are two main clinical foci to his research. At the MGH Martinos Center, he directs...

Jingyuan Chen

Dr. Chen's research lies at the interface of neuroimaging technology, signal processing and neuroscience. She is interested in integrating state-of-the-art fMRI and multi-modal imaging techniques to achieve novel, comprehensive insights into our brain's function and physiology. One line of her cu...

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...

Lilianne Mujica-Parodi

Lilianne R. Mujica-Parodi is Director of the Laboratory for Computational Neurodiagnostics (LCNeuro). LCNeuro's research focuses on the application of control systems engineering and dynamical systems to imaging-derived time series, at all scales: from human fMRI, M/EEG, fNIRS to rodent LFP and c...