The Center's Rob Barry and colleagues describe the new approach in the journal Brain.
Franceschini was welcomed into the The AIMBE College of Fellows in a ceremony held yesterday.
Emily Lindemer and the Brain Aging and Dementia Lab reported the findings in the journal Neurology.
Purchase of the new instrument will be part of a Hyperpolarized Imaging initiative led by the Center's Yi-Fen Yen.
The technique yields higher quality images from less data, reducing radiation doses for CT and PET and shortening scan times for MRI.
A study by Matt Rosen and colleagues is in the running for best biomedical research of 2017.
The newly published research draws on data from the Harvard Aging Brain Study.
How a small band of researchers and computer programmers changed the way we image the brain
Hämäläinen is a pioneer in the application of MEG to the study of human brain function.
An ongoing study by Anastasia Yendiki and colleagues is yielding important new insights into the disorders.