Improved MRI scans could aid in development of arthritis treatments

An algorithm that analyses MRI images and automatically detects small changes in knee joints over time could be used in the development of new treatments for arthritis.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
June 9, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: engineering imaging osteoarthritis ageing magnetic-resonance-imaging-mri

AI techniques in medical imaging may lead to incorrect diagnoses

Machine learning and AI are highly unstable in medical image reconstruction, and may lead to false positives and false negatives, a new study suggests.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
May 12, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: medicine artificial-intelligence imaging ai magnetic-resonance-imaging-mri

How dopamine drives brain activity

A specialized MRI sensor reveals the neurotransmitter’s influence on neural activity throughout the brain.

Anne Trafton | MIT News Office • mit
April 1, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: neuroscience memory magnetic-resonance-imaging-mri learning research school-of-engineering school-of-science brain-and-cognitive-sciences national-institutes-of-health-nih mcgovern-institute

Metal-free MRI contrast agent could be safer for some patients | MIT News

New agent could be used for certain high-risk groups and may enable longer-term tumor imaging.

Anne Trafton | MIT News Office • mit
July 12, 2017 ~6 min

Tags:  chemistry  medicine  cancer  imaging  magnetic-resonance-imaging-mri  health-care  research  school-of-science  national-science-foundation-nsf

A glimpse into the workings of the baby brain | MIT News

MRI scans reveal surprising similarities in activity patterns of infant and adult visual cortex.

Anne Trafton | MIT News Office • mit
Jan. 10, 2017 ~7 min

Tags:  neuroscience  magnetic-resonance-imaging-mri  vision  learning  research  sensors  school-of-science  brain-and-cognitive-sciences  mcgovern-institute

Engineers design magnetic cell sensors | MIT News

New protein nanoparticles allow scientists to track cells and interactions within them.

Anne Trafton | MIT News Office • mit
Nov. 2, 2015 ~5 min

Tags:  magnetic-resonance-imaging-mri  research  proteins  school-of-engineering  nanoscience-and-nanotechnology  biological-engineering  mcgovern-institute

Personalized heart models for surgical planning | MIT News

System can convert MRI scans into 3D-printed, physical models in a few hours.

Larry Hardesty | MIT News Office • mit
Sept. 17, 2015 ~7 min

Tags:  medicine  artificial-intelligence  magnetic-resonance-imaging-mri  health-care  3-d-printing  research  school-of-engineering  computer-science-and-technology  algorithms  computer-science-and-artificial-intelligence-laboratory-csail  health-sciences-and-technology  3-d  electrical-engineering-and-computer-science-eecs

MRIs for a more peaceful world | MIT News

Neuroscientists and political scientists join together to advance peace and reconciliation.

Liz Karagianis | MIT Spectrum • mit
July 9, 2015 ~5 min

Tags:  neuroscience  politics  conflict  magnetic-resonance-imaging-mri  behavior  brain-and-cognitive-sciences  political-science  mcgovern-institute

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