The Neuroscience of Personal Space

We all have a need for personal space, the comfort zone we maintain around our bodies, implicitly entreating others not to encroach upon it. In recent years researchers have been probing the ways in which we regulate this space, looking at how and why our brains tell us when someone is simply ...

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 ...

Lab Site Directory

A1 Pain Imaging 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 Group The David Cohen MEG...

BrainMap

The BrainMap seminar series is offered by and for researchers using neuroimaging to study brain structure and function. Presented by invited speakers from around the world, as well as by investigators who call the Martinos Center home, the talks cover the gamut of topics - with a particular focus...

Annual Fund

Thank you for your interest in the Annual Fund. Each year we rely on the generosity of friends of the Center to generously contribute to the Annual Fund. Gifts to the Annual Fund help provide funding to the best and brightest researchers to explore novel areas of research. Your financial support ...

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...

Martinos Executive Director Named a 2017 Eisenhower Fellow

Eisenhower Fellowships has announced Bill Shaw, the Executive Director of the MGH Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, as one of 20 U.S. leaders who will participate in a global exchange of knowledge and ideas. Now in its 63rd year, the organization brings together participants from governm...

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...

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...

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...

Facilitating Integration of AI Into Radiology Practice

The Quantitative Translational Imaging in Medicine (QTIM) Lab at the MGH Martinos Center has contributed to the advancement of artificial intelligence in radiology practice in myriad ways. Not least: the group collaborated with the American College of Radiology Data Science Institute (ACR-DSI) in...

Imaging Services

The backbone of the Martinos Center is the Martinos Technology Core, comprising Imaging and Computational Core resources. The Imaging Cores include the MRI, MEG and Optical Imaging Cores, with an extensive and expanding inventory of state-of-the-art imaging facilities and equipment, including rel...

Contact Us

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 ...