Category: Imaging & Radiology Research

Recent news and stories about imaging and radiology research from investigators at Massachusetts General Hospital.

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Five Things to Know About the Wellman Center for Photomedicine

The Wellman Center is a pioneer in light-based biomedical research and has been the source of many clinical innovations that many may not know about, so we decided to share a few fun facts. Here are five things to know.

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How Chest X-Rays Could Provide New Clues About Your Future Health Risks

Part of what makes Bill Belichick a great football coach is his ability to review game film from other teams and identify patterns and trends that the New England Patriots can use to their advantage on game day. While all NFL coaches have access to the same footage, Coach Belichick has a unique blend of […]

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Research Finds Men and Women with Alcoholism May Process Emotions Differently

In the early years of alcoholism research, most studies were conducted using samples that involved men only, because women were thought to add complexity to research studies. That’s why researchers at the Martinos Center decided to take a closer look at the different ways that men and women with alcohol use disorder (AUD) respond to emotional cues.

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Illuminating Hidden Trauma: The Prevalence of Traumatic Brain Injury in Cases of Intimate Partner Violence

Eve Valera, PhD, uses neuroimaging to illuminate the hidden trauma of TBI while studying the impact of TBI on female IPV survivors.

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Five Things to Know About the Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging

The Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, usually referred to simply as the Martinos Center, is one of the world’s premier imaging centers, and is the result of a partnership between Harvard, MIT and Massachusetts General Hospital.

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Mass General Researcher Uses PET Imaging to Shed Light on the Inner Workings of the Brain

Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital are using advanced brain imaging techniques to learn more about how brain disorders function at a molecular and genetic level.

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