Martinos Imaging Center

Martinos Imaging Center

The Athinoula A. Martinos Imaging Center at MIT is a core facility that provides access to state-of-the-art brain imaging technologies for MIT researchers and their collaborators throughout the Boston area. The center, which is housed within the McGovern Institute, offers a variety of imaging technologies, including human magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), small-animal MRI, electroencephalography (EEG) and magnetoencephalography (MEG). The Martinos Imaging Center serves a large community of researchers who study a wide range of topics in basic and clinical neuroscience. Major research themes at the center include: brain mechanisms of perception, memory, emotion, executive function and social cognition; developmental studies of children, including developmental disorders such as autism and dyslexia; and translational studies on the neural basis of many different psychiatric and neurological disorders.