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- Associate Member, McGovern Institute
Associate Professor, Department of Biological Engineering
- Jasanoff lab site
- phone: 617-452-2538
- fax: 617-253-0760
- MIT address: NW14-2213
- email: email@example.com
Pushing the frontiers of MRI
Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) has revolutionized our understanding of the human brain, but the method is now approaching the limit of its capabilities. Alan Jasanoff hopes to break through this limit and to develop new technologies for imaging the molecular and cellular phenomena that underlie brain function.
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Alan Jasanoff is an associate member of the McGovern Institute and Associate Professor of Biological Engineering, with appointments in Brain and Cognitive Sciences and Nuclear Science and Engineering. He was awarded tenure in 2011. Prior to joining the MIT faculty, he was a Whitehead Fellow at the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research at MIT. He was named a Raymond and Beverly Sackler Foundation Scholar in 2004 and received the McKnight Technological Innovations in Neuroscience Award in 2006. Jasanoff was also a 2007 recipient of the Director's New Innovator Award from the National Institutes of Health.