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...

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...

Maria Angela Franceschini Named Full Professor

Congratulations to Maria Angela Franceschini, PhD, who was promoted to Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School, effective Nov. 1, 2019. Dr. Franceschini is a leader in the field of diffuse optical imaging, developing novel imaging methods to achieve a deeper understanding of the brain...

Magnetic Resonance Imaging

The Center's magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) facilities include the following. Large-bore MRI Systems  * All subject bays are equipped with Blu-ray/DVD players for subject entertainment Bay 1: Siemens 3T MRI Skyra with 128ch receive capabilities and 2ch pTx This is a Siemens 3T Skyra wit...

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...

Daphne Holt Receives MGH Research Scholars Award

The Martinos Center's Daphne Holt is among the distinguished investigators in the 2018 Class of MGH Research Scholars. She received the honor for her project "Altered neural mechanisms of personal space in schizophrenia: a novel biomarker of negative symptoms and treatment target." Schizophren...

Daphne Holt

Dr. Holt has studied the neural basis of psychosis throughout her career, initially in post-mortem samples and subsequently (since 2002) using neuroimaging. Using functional neuroimaging in combination with physiology, behavioral tasks and clinical assessments, she has investigated the neurocogni...

New Portable Scanner to Bring MRI to the Patient

A team of researchers in the Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital has developed a low-cost, portable MRI scanner, reporting the device in the journal Nature Biomedical Engineering on November 23. In a recent conversation, lead author Clarissa Zimmerman Cooley g...

Christian Farrar

The Farrar group's research program is focused on the development of novel Magnetic Resonance molecular imaging contrast agents and methods and on the development of innovative Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) methods for characterizing vascular structure and function. The tools being developed i...

Malte Hoffmann

Malte's research focuses on the development of computer-vision algorithms for medical image processing and analysis using artificial intelligence. He is particularly interested in registration, which captures the spatial relationship between objects from images. Malte's work also includes exploit...

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 ...

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 ...

Jayashree Kalpathy-Cramer

Dr. Kalpathy-Cramer is an Associate Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School, Co-Director of the QTIM lab and the Center for Machine Learning at the Athinoula A. Martinos Center and Scientific Director at the MGH & BWH Center for Clinical Data Science. Her research areas include machi...

Iris Yuwen Zhou

Dr. Iris Yuwen Zhou is an Assistant Professor of Radiology at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School and a faculty member in the Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging. She has a background in both electronic engineering and biomedical engineering, with specific tr...

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...

Stefan Carp

Dr. Carp's research group focuses on the development and clinical translation of light-based non-invasive sensing and imaging methods for disease detection and management. Major thrusts include the use of near-infrared spectroscopy and tomography as well as diffuse correlation spectroscopy to adv...

Bruce Rosen

Bruce Rosen, MD, PhD, 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 Philadelphia in 1982 and his...

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...

Matti Hämäläinen and the Music of MEG

Every Christmas back home in Finland, the Martinos Center’s Matti Hämäläinen gathers with friends for an evening of performing chamber music. He plays both flute and piano on these occasions; in more recent years he has explored the repertoire for “piano four hands” with his former classmate Laur...