Imaging Inside the Body


Friday, March 25, 2016, 3:00pm to 7:00pm


RCC Seminar Room, 26 Trowbridge St., Cambridge, MA 02138

RCC is pleased to announce an open house organized by RCC Fellow Angel Torrado Carvajal, Visiting Research Fellow at the Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging of the Massachusetts General Hospital.

Target Audience: This Open House is open to the general public. Those curious about how new technological advances are having a major impact in the medical field are welcome to attend. Students of all levels are particularly welcome at these seminars as they will be targeted to researchers and aspiring researchers interested in the field of medical imaging.


3:00pm Improving Safety and Efficiency in Novel MRI Modalities: UHF-MRI and PET/MRI

Angel Torrado-CarvajalRCC Research Fellow, Harvard University, Research Assistant, Medical Image Analysis and Biometry Lab, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Visiting Research Fellow, Integrated MR-PET Laboratory, MGH/HST Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging

3:15pm Basic Neuroscience and Clinical Research with MEG

Matti Hamalainen, PhDAssociate Professor in Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Director, MEG Core Laboratory, MGH/HST Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging

3:30pm MR Guided Interventions in the Pelvis

Clare Tempany-Afdhal, MB BAO BchProfessor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Ferenc A. Jolesz Chair of Radiology Research, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Director, National Center for Image Guided Therapy (NCIGT)

3:50pm Imaging Innovations for Pediatric Epilepsy

Simon WarfieldThorne Griscom Chair of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Director, Computational Radiology Laboratory, Boston Children's Hospital

4:10pm Imaging Insights in Multiple Sclerosis

Tobias GranbergResearch Fellow, Multiple Sclerosis Imaging Group, MGH/HST Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging

4:25pm Enabling Translational Cancer Research and Drug Development Through the Integration of Preclinical Imaging

Quang-Dé NguyenSenior Scientist, Center for Biomedical Imaging in Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Director, Lurie Family Imaging Center (LFIC), Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

4:45pm Imaging Biomarkers and Genetics in COPD

Raul San Jose EsteparAssociate Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Director, Applied Chest Imaging Lab, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

5:05pm Break

5:20pm Improving In Vivo Molecular Imaging with Simultaneous PET/MRI

David Izquierdo-Garcia, PhDInstructor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Assistant in Biomedical Engineering, Integrated MR-PET Laboratory, MGH/HST Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging

5:35pm From Physics to Physiology: Manipulating Nuclear Spins to Image Tissue Structure and Function

David Alsop, PhDProfessor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Director of MRI Research, Department of Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

5:55pm Open Software for Imaging Research: Community and Applications

Steven D. PieperSenior Scientist, Surgical Planning Laboratory, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

6:15pm Quantifying the Effect of Drugs on Brain Function with PET & fMRI

Christin SanderResearch Fellow, Receptor Mapping Laboratory, MGH/HST Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging

6:30pm Functional Brain Imaging with Molecular fMRI

Alan P. JasanoffProfessor, Department of Biological Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Director, Center for Neurobiological Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

6:50pm Advancing Fetal and Neonatal Imaging

Ellen P. GrantProfessor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Founding Director, Fetal-Neonatal Neuroimaging and Developmental Science Center, (FNNDS) Boston Children's Hospital

7:10pm Spanish Wine and Tapas

Sponsor(s): MGH/HST Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Real Colegio Complutense

Contact(s): Angel Torrado Carvajal