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...

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 ...

Noam Peled

I have a broad background in neuroimaging, with specific training and expertise in analyzing and visualization of multi-modality neuroimaging datasets. I received my Ph.D. degree in machine learning and games theory from Bar-Ilan University in 2014, and in 2015 I started my position as a research...

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...

Randy Buckner

Randy Buckner, PhD, is the Sosland Family Professor of Psychology and of Neuroscience at Harvard University affiliated with the Center for Brain Science and Director of the Psychiatric Neuroimaging Research Division at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He has been faculty of the Athinoula A. Ma...

Jonathan Polimeni

Jon Polimeni, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School. His PhD thesis was on the measurement and modeling of visuotopic maps in macaque and human visual cortex. His postdoctoral training was under the supervision of Professor Lawrence L. Wald at the Athinoula A. Mart...

Marta Bianciardi

Marta Bianciardi, PhD, joined the faculty at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Harvard Medical School (HMS) with the goal of developing an in vivo neuroimaging-based atlas and connectome of brainstem nuclei by 7 Tesla MRI, to enhance our knowledge and the quality of patient care in disorde...

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...

Douglas Greve

Douglas Greve, PhD, has a passion for delivering cutting-edge tools to the neuroscience community. He joined the FreeSurfer team 20 years ago and has been developing neuroimaging software ever since. His career has offered him an exciting mixture of engineering, physics, software development and ...

Eve Valera

Dr. Valera is an Associate Professor in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and a Research Scientist at Massachusetts General Hospital. She has worked in the field of domestic violence for nearly 25 years using a range of methodologies to understand the neural, neuropsychological and psychologic...

Judith Schaechter

Dr. Judith Schaechter's research aims to advance our understanding of the neural mechanisms underlying recovery after stroke, and to use this information to develop more accurate prognostic biomarkers of recovery and improved therapeutic interventions that promote stroke recovery. Education PhD...

Matti Hämäläinen Named Full Professor

Congratulations to Matti Hämäläinen, PhD, who was promoted to Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School, effective September 1, 2017. Dr. Hämäläinen is Director of the Magnetoencephalography (MEG) Core at the Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at MGH. He is one of the pio...

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...

Ilknur Ay

Dr. Ay is an Assistant Professor at the Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. She has a broad background in vascular pharmacology with fellowship training in neuroscience at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Ay’s main researc...

MEG Method May Hold the Secret to Baldness

A variety of factors can stop hair from forming and growing properly, leading to hair diseases and baldness. A new method developed recently by investigators at the MGH Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging examines the activity of hair follicles and could be useful for testing the effects of di...

Uncovering ‘Covert Consciousness’ in Brain Injury Patients

In a paper published in the journal Brain last month Brian Edlow and colleagues reported a study in which they used the imaging techniques functional MRI and EEG to detect ‘covert consciousness’ in the intensive care unit. We checked in with Edlow, associate director of the Center for Neurotechno...