International Innovation talks to the Martinos Center's Anna-Liisa Brownell about her work with PET imaging and the insights it provides into neurodegenerative disease
Martinos postdocs win big at the 2014 Research Fellows Poster Celebration
Young investigators from the Martinos Center were recognized at the 2014 Research Fellows Poster Celebration, sponsored by the MGH Office for Research Career Development (ORCD).
Held on May 28, the Poster Celebration opened with lectures from Sylvie Breton, PhD, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School ("Trends in Biomedical Science") and Rudolph Tanzi, PhD, Joseph P. and Rose F. Kennedy Professor of Neurology (Neuroscience), Harvard Medical School ("Research Career Development"). Posters were on display throughout the day and the awards ceremony followed the lectures.
The ORCD gave awards for 12 of the 105 posters featured at the event, recognizing the most distinguished among an already excellent group of presentations. We are very proud to note that, of these, four were given to Martinos Center researchers.
Yael Reijmer, Tayyaba Hasan Poster of Prestige Award (1st prize)
“Microstructural white matter alterations correlate with cerebral amyloid angiopathy burden and cognitive measures”
Francesco Blasi, Poster of Distinction Award (2nd prize)
“Molecular imaging of thrombosis and thrombolysis using a new fibrin-binding PET probe”
Demanuele Charmaine, Poster of Merit Award (4th prize)
“Treating Sleep and Memory Deficits in Schizophrenia”
Bin Deng, Poster of Merit Award (4th prize)
“Characterizing Breast Lesions Using Functional Optical Imaging Guided by an Independent X-ray Mammogram”
Congratulations to all!
Francesco Blasi and colleagues celebrate Francesco's winning a Poster of Distinction Award.