Courtesy of Randy Buckner and Bruce Rosen of the Massachusetts General Hospital and the Visualization group, Laboratory of Neuro Imaging
From MRI to PET to diffusion spectrum imaging, as our technology to capture images of the brain improves, so does our understanding of it.
Age of Enlightenment
Light-activated genes, now illuminating brain circuitry in rodents and monkeys, may help solve mysteries of human disease.
Lending Libraries for Research
Networks for sharing tissue and data across institutions and continents could be invaluable. But we’re not there yet.
Treasure Troves of Tissue and Data
Universities, health organizations and government groups are amassing huge biobanks to help scientists probe the origins and development of human disease.