In the early years of alcoholism research, most studies were conducted using samples that involved men only, because women were thought to add complexity to research studies. That’s why researchers at the Martinos Center decided to take a closer look at the different ways that men and women with alcohol use disorder (AUD) respond to emotional cues.
Illuminating Hidden Trauma: The Prevalence of Traumatic Brain Injury in Cases of Intimate Partner Violence
Eve Valera, PhD, uses neuroimaging to illuminate the hidden trauma of TBI while studying the impact of TBI on female IPV survivors.
Researchers from the Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital has developed a new testing protocol to screen infants, toddlers and young children for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) using eye tracking software. The tool could increase early detection rates and reduce the time and cost of current screening techniques.
Massachusetts General Hospital’s talented and dedicated researchers are working to push the boundaries of science and medicine every day. In this series we highlight a few individuals who have recently received awards or honors for their achievements: Ouri Cohen, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow in the Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, has been honored with […]
The Society for Neuroscience recently named Mass General researcher Laura Lewis, PhD, a recipient of the Peter and Patricia Gruber International Research Award. Supported by The Gruber Foundation, the award recognizes young neuroscientists for outstanding research and educational pursuit in an international setting and includes $25,000 for each recipient. We asked Dr. Lewis, an investigator […]
In the 12 days leading up to our holiday hiatus, we are looking back on the past year and sharing some highlights in Massachusetts General Hospital research news from each month of 2017. September 2017: Lady Gaga’s Diagnosis Helps Shed Light on a Perplexing Chronic Pain Disorder Despite her celebrity status, Lady Gaga has been […]
In the 12 days leading up to our holiday hiatus, we are looking back on the past year and sharing some highlights in Massachusetts General Hospital research news from each month of 2017. June 2017: More Than Meets the Eye: Researchers Find Eye Contact Causes Stress and Overactivation in the Brains of Autistic Individuals They […]
Brain Imaging Studies Provide New Insights into Biological Basis of Behaviors in Schizophrenia and Autism
Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital are using brain imaging technology to learn more about how individuals with autism and schizophrenia view the world through different lenses.