Creating Biomedical Technologies to Improve Health

2017 BESIP Project

Section on Quantitative Imaging and Tissue Sciences (SQITS)
NICHD
Mentor Name: 
Peter J. Basser, Ph.D.
Mentor Email: 
Mentor Telephone: 
(301) 435-1949

Laboratory and Project Description

The Section on Quantitative Imaging and Tissue Sciences (SQITS) is dedicated to inventing and developing quantitative MRI biomarkers to follow key processes in normal and abnormal development, disease, degeneration, and trauma, motivated by fundamental research into the basis of functional properties of brain and extracellular matrix (ECM). Example summer projects include developing: