Dr. Van Wedeen, a physicist and radiologist at the Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital, is helping to lead an effort to develop a superscanner that can provide new insight into the brain.
On a quest to map the brain's hidden territory
With Dr. Bruce Rosen, director of the Martinos Center, and Arthur Toga at the University of California Los Angeles, Wedeen is developing the next generation of an MRI scanner to perform diffusion spectrum imaging, which should be faster and produce higher-resolution pictures than current machines.
Source: The Boston Globe
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