This week David Boas will receive the Britton Chance Biomedical Optics Award. In a wide-ranging conversation he talks about meeting Chance more than two decades ago, about the experiments that proved instrumental in the development of biomedical optics, and about why he was slightly anxious about getting on a boat with the illustrious researcher.
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Researchers at the MGH Martinos Center and the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT, are, for the first time, applying techniques developed by the Human Connectome Project to a specific disease population.
The Martinos Center’s Danhong Wang and Hesheng Liu and colleagues have reported a technique that could usher in a new era of clinical fMRI by providing a unique, personalized map of the different functional areas of an individual’s brain.
Drawing from a unique imaging data collection, researchers have gained new insight into the neurodegenerative disorders.
A team of investigators at the Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at the Massachusetts General Hospital has reported an approach to low-cost, high-performance MRI that could allow researchers and physicians to overcome many of the limitations of conventional MRI scanners.
The Daily Free Press recounts the HUBWeek event in which Center Director Bruce Rosen and medical illustrator Danny Quirk spoke about the intersectionality of human anatomy and visual art.
We know from research, and from everyday life, that an itch can be contagious. What we don’t fully understand, from a neuroscience perspective, is why.
The NIH Record describes Larry Wald's work developing the tools and instrumentation that are essential for scientific progress.
The probe could help doctors quickly find and treat further clots in the wake of a stroke, by way of a single, whole-body PET scan.
BBC News reports on a "blood clot probe" developed by the Martinos Center's Peter Caravan and colleagues that can find blood clots anywhere in the body with a single, whole-body PET scan.