Brigham and Women's MRI Research Center (BWMRC) Benefits to Patients

The cutting edge research at the BMRC will deeply impact a wide range of diseases and potential treatment applications. Some areas of active investigation include:

  • Brain diseases (psychiatric disorders, degenerative neurological diseases, neurosurgical applications, and traumatic brain injury)
  • Highly specialized area of the study of pulmonary function
  •  Investigation of the chemical composition of normal and diseased tissues and organs with MR Spectroscopy
  • Early advanced work in musculoskeletal systems, such as cartilage imaging, could expand and improve treatments for patients experiencing joint pain
  • Leading work in image-guided therapy impacts multiple diseases allowing for minimally invasive treatments

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