Pioneering Patient Care

For over 100 years, the Department of Radiology at Massachusetts General Hospital has pioneered imaging technology to improve human health.

Today, our research labs are developing powerful new ways to diagnose and treat many diseases. From the lab to the clinic, our community of radiologists and researchers are bringing advances directly to our patients.

Research Labs

3D Imaging Lab

The 3D Imaging Lab conducts translational research on using CAD and quantitative disease analysis on medical images to enhance patient care.

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Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging

The Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital is one of the world’s premier research centers devoted to development and application of advanced biomedical imaging technologies.

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Biochemical Translation Imaging - Hooker Research Group

The Hooker Research Group is part of the Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging. Its mission is to accelerate the study of the living, human brain and nervous system throgh development and application of molecular imaging agents.

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Brainstem Imaging Laboratory

The Brainstem Imaging Laboratory is part of the Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging. Its goal is to identify in living humans the location of brainstem nuclei, their connectivity pathways with the rest of the brain, as well as the brainstem mechanisms that regulate these vital functions in health and disease.

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Breast Imaging Research

The Breast Imaging Research program is dedicated to improving breast cancer detection and diagnosis in order to reduce the death rate of breast cancer.

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Cardiovascular Imaging Research Center

The Cardiovascular Imaging Research Center creates new opportunities to use the combined power of AI and imaging for biomarker discovery and improvements in population health, multisystem imaging to unlock the secrets of how external stress leads to brain activation that advances atherosclerosis and how to address the excess risk of cardiovascular disease among patients with cancer. 

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Center for Molecular Imaging Research

The Center for Molecular Imaging Research (CMIR) is part of the Center for Systems Biology at Mass General. Its goal is to develop novel technologies and methods for in vivo molecular imaging and extend the technologies to important questions in tumor biology and clinical research.

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Center for Precision Imaging

The Center for Precision Imaging focuses on designing, creating, and testing new methods for imaging and therapeutic targeting of important biological pathways in disease.

Center for Systems Biology

The mission of the Center for Systems Biology is to analyze how biological molecules, proteins and cells interact in human patients.

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Gordon Center for Medical Imaging

The Gordon Center for Medical Imaging is a multidisciplinary research center dedicated to improve patient care by developing and promoting new biomedical imaging technologies used in both diagnosis and therapy.

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Institute for Innovation in Imaging

The Institute for Innovation in Imaging collaborates with researchers and industry partners to accelerate translation of new tools that detect disease early and monitor emergent treatments.

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Institute for Technology Assessment

The mission of the Institute for Technology Assessment (ITA) is to conduct health outcomes research to guide the development, evaluation and utilization of medical technologies that improve the quality and cost-effectiveness of medical care.

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MESH Incubator

The Medically Engineered Solutions in Healthcare (MESH) Incubator is a novel multispecialty patient-centered device and digital health research and creation laboratory in the heart of the Mass General Department of Radiology reading room. 
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MGH & BWH Center for Clinical Data Science

The MGH & BWH Center for Clinical Data Science uniquely combines a wealth of healthcare data with world-class computational resources and technical know-how to deliver unique solutions in close collaboration with our physician thought-leaders.

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MGH/MIT Center for Ultrasound Research & Translation

The MGH/MIT Center for Ultrasound Research & Translation (CURT) focuses on clinical translational research and engineering innovation in the field of medical ultrasound.

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MGH Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (NMMI)

Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Centers of Excellence are organized into three areas: PET Radiochemistry Discovery, Advanced Radiological Sciences and Translational Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging.

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Multiple Sclerosis Imaging Laboratory

The Multiple Sclerosis Imaging Laboratory is part of the Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging. It focuses on using advanced imaging modalities to investigate the heterogenous aspects of multiple sclerosis pathology that include neuroinflammation, demyelination, neurodegeneration, and tissue repair. 

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Webster Center

The Webster Center is dedicated to improving patient safety and maintaining high quality of care in radiology.

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