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...

Roberta Sclocco

Dr. Sclocco has a background in bioengineering and signal processing, with specific training in non-invasive neuroimaging (e.g., fMRI, EEG) and peripheral autonomic data analyses. Since the beginning of her career, she have been interested in the interactions between the central and peripheral au...

Nutrition and Brain Growth in the Developing World

The aging pickup truck bounces along a dirt road somewhere outside Bissora, one of the larger towns in the Oio region of the West African nation of Guinea-Bissau. The road, a major thoroughfare in the region, is pocked with holes. The rest of the year these would be deep and dusty. But it’s July ...

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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 ...

Center for Mesoscale Mapping

Brain science tools have advanced in several distinct directions. Advanced tools in molecular biology now allow neuroscientists to study distinct patterns of gene expression in individual neural cells, leading to the potential for a comprehensive atlas of cell types. In parallel, tools that allow...

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...

Prospective Students Experience the Martinos

Last Friday, the MGH Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging welcomed 18 prospective students from the Harvard-MIT Program in Health Sciences and Technology (HST). The students came to learn about educational opportunities at the Center as they look toward the next stage of their academics. The...

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...

Adrian Dalca

Adrian V. Dalca is an Assistant Professor at A.A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, MGH, Harvard Medical School, and Research Scientist at CSAIL, MIT. He obtained his PhD from CSAIL, MIT. His research focuses on developing new machine learning techniques and probabilistic models to analyze ...

ISMRM Welcomes New President Larry Wald

The International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) concluded its Annual Meeting in Montreal, Canada, with the passing of the presidential gavel on Wednesday, 15 May 2019, to Larry Wald, director of the Magnetic Resonance - Physics & Instrumentation Group at the MGH Martinos ...

Risk, Resiliency in Aging Brain Focus of $33 Million Grant

A large study that investigates just what keeps our brains sharp as we age and what contributes to cognitive decline has been launched by Martinos Center researchers in collaboration with colleagues from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, the University of Minnesota Medical Sc...

Crowds Cure Cancer at RSNA 2017

Can crowdsourcing provide us with a cure for cancer? We hope to find out. Join us in an experiment at the RSNA annual meeting next week, where just a few minutes of your time could move us closer to this ever-elusive goal. Advances in artificial intelligence and machine learning have broad pot...

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...

Matti Hämäläinen

Matti Hämäläinen is a Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School and Director of the David Cohen Magnetoencephalography (MEG) Laboratory at the Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital. He is one of the pioneers in the application of MEG in conjunction with other non-invasive...

Positron Emission Tomography

The state-of-the-art MR-PET suite houses a full range of instrumentation for novel combined MR-PET imaging, including the MR-PET scanners in Bay 6 and Bay 7 (see the Magnetic Resonance Imaging page) and cyclotron and chemistry laboratories for production PET radiotracers. Cyclotron A Siemen...

Peter Caravan Promoted to Full Professor

The Center's Peter Caravan has been named Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School. Caravan is Director of a multidisciplinary and translational molecular imaging group at the Center (the Caravan Lab) and co-director of the Institute for Innovation in Imaging (I3) at Massachusetts Gene...