Tag: brain imaging

Bringing the battle home

Auburn University is joining forces with military researchers to study the structures and activity of the brains of soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan in an effort to better understand post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and post-concussion syndrome (PCS). The project brings together the Auburn University Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Research Center, the Department of Psychology…




Into the Lab: Electrical and Computer

Electrical and computer engineering faculty member Shumin Wang is looking deep — he is researching the use of 7 Tesla (T) MRI scanners for deep-brain imaging. Wang is investigating a new phased array transceiver technique that combines safe, anatomy-specific radio frequency transmission and low-noise multi-channel signal reception in a single device to produce improved visuals…




Seeing things (inside) clearly

The College of Engineering held a dedication ceremony this summer for the three-story, $21 million, 45,000-square-foot MRI Research Center that houses 7 Tesla and 3 Tesla scanners — two of the most powerful research and clinical scanners in the world. Both scanners are housed on the first floor of the facility, which was completed in…