Martinos Center researcher David Boas will helm a new journal to be launched by SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, in 2014.
Martinos Center News
The Martinos Center's Anna Devor and colleagues have outlined a collective vision for what we can achieve through the NIH BRAIN Initiative.
CorticoMetrics LLC has been awarded a Phase I STTR grant by the NIH. The aim of the grant is to develop and evaluate software used for the detection of focal cortical dysplasias, a source of epileptic seizures.
The Martinos Center's Dylan Tisdall has received an NIH K99 award. The award is designed to help young investigators transition from the mentored to the independent phase of their career.
Martinos Center researcher Suzanne Corkin will be presenting on her book Permanent Present Tense at the 2013 Southern Festival of Books. The book explores the life of - and her work with - amnesiac patient H.M., often described as "the most famous brain in the world" as the decades of psychological tests and brain scans he underwent helped to shape our understandings of how memory works.
Martinos Center faculty member Douglas Greve was recently elected to the post of Secretary of the Organization of Human Brain Mapping. He will serve on the OHBM executive council for the next three years but will not assume his role as Secretary until the 2014 OHBM meeting in Hamburg.
The Martinos Center's Linda Douw has received a prestigious Branco Weiss Fellowship from the Society in Science. As a Branco Weiss fellow, Douw will explore the ways in which molecular processes give rise to behavior via the hypothesized intermediate level of brain networks in order to define new targets in the diagnosis and treatment of brain tumors.
PNAS has published an excellent commentary about research conducted by Martinos researcher Christin Yen-Ming Sander and colleagues. Read an excerpt of the commentary, "Brain activation and neurochemistry," here.
The Martinos Center Optics Division is excited to announce a two-day course on functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS).