Using this approach, researchers can map how light spreads in opaque environments.
Tracing connections between neuron populations could help researchers map brain circuits that underlie behavior and perception.
Two MIT faculty members earn funding from the G. Harold and Leila Y. Mathers Foundation.
Nan Li wants to see the neurons, circuits and whole brain regions that make us who we are. As a research scientist in Alan Jasanoff’s lab, she’s building the tools to make this happen.
A specialized MRI sensor reveals the neurotransmitter’s influence on neural activity throughout the brain.
On the cusp of graduation, health sciences and technology doctoral candidate Agata Wiśniowska '11 sustains her decade-plus connection to the MIT Nuclear Reactor Lab.
Noninvasive measurements of calcium could reveal neurons’ roles in different types of behavior.
Technique could be used to detect light or electrical fields in living tissue.
System detects direct signals of neural activity; could reveal patterns underlying behavior.
New agent could be used for certain high-risk groups and may enable longer-term tumor imaging.
New probe induces blood flow changes that can be seen by MRI.
Imaging technique that creates 3-D video of serotonin transport could aid antidepressant development.
New protein nanoparticles allow scientists to track cells and interactions within them.
Today, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced their first round of BRAIN Initiative award recipients.
MRI sensor allows neuroscientists to map neural activity with molecular precision.
New MIT technique could help decipher genes’ roles in learning and memory.
Establishing a neuroengineering community that can set new research directions and address emerging issues in brain science.
Alan Jasanoff is designing imaging sensors that could help reveal the brain’s inner workings.
Grants support biomedical research that will ‘challenge the status quo’ with risk-taking, innovative ideas.
‘Cleverly designed' MRI sensors detect dopamine, offering a high-resolution look at what’s happening inside the brain.
Four MIT faculty have been honored by the National Institutes of Health for their 'exceptionally innovative' research.
A 9.4 Tesla Bruker magnet with a small (20 cm) bore, will be used for rodents and small primates.
If you want to see precisely what the 100 billion neurons in a person's brain are doing, a good way to start is to track calcium.