Other MIT Collaborators:


Faculty in the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences & Technology


Faculty at the McGovern Institute for Brain Research



Faculty in the Department of Brain & Cognitive Sciences



Principal Investigators

Elfar Adalsteinsson, Ph.D.: medical imaging with magnetic resonance, focusing on optimal methods for acquisition, reconstruction, and processing of in vivo imaging data.

Suzanne Corkin, Ph.D.: behavioral, structural, and functional measures to document changes in memory, learning, and cognition in healthy aging and age-related neuropathology.

Robert Desimone, Ph.D.: exploration of the brain mechanisms underlying attention, memory and executive control.

James DiCarlo, M.D., Ph.D.: object recognition in the visual system.

John Gabrieli, Ph.D.: organization of memory, thought, and emotion in the human brain, primarily via brain imaging, and how disruption of that organization leads to neurological and psychiatric diseases.

Alan Jasanoff, Ph.D.: non-invasive functional imaging methods to study systems-level neural plasticity involved in low-level learning and perceptual behavior in small animals.

Nancy Kanwisher, Ph.D.: human visual perception and cognition using functional magnetic resonance imaging to identify the location of brain activity in people as they carry out visual tasks.

Christopher Moore, Ph.D.: touch perception, with an emphasis on brain dynamics and how they shape what we feel.

Aude Oliva, Ph.D.: real world scene understanding using brain imaging to identify the neural correlates of scene and space perception.

Rebecca Saxe, Ph.D.: psychological and neural mechanisms of social cognition.

Pawan Sinha, Ph.D.: mechanisms of visual object discovery and recognition.

Christina Triantafyllou, PhD.: development of advanced MR imaging methods, including parallel imaging and high-resolution fMRI, novel image reconstruction design and development.


Martinos Imaging Center - 43 Vassar Street. 46-1171, Cambridge, MA 02139 - Tel: (617) 324-2702, Fax: (617) 324-2701, Email: mri-team at mit dot edu