Updated: Nov 30, 2020

We are pleased to announce that our team (PI: Dr. Kurt and co-PI: Dr. Balchandani) was awarded an R21 grant by the National Institute of Health (NIH) for the the project titled "Cross-correlation of biomechanical, connectomic, and pathologic markers in Alzheimer's disease at 7T MRI"! This project aims to develop a novel framework for early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease by combining biomechanical and connectomic MR neuroimaging tools at ultra-high resolution. Preparations for this project are already underway!

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Updated: Nov 30, 2020

We are excited to announce that our collaborative team (PI: Dr. Kurt, co-PIs: Dr. Zhang, Dr. Weickenmeier, and Dr. Balchandani) was awarded $2,000,000 by the National Science Foundation for the project titled "Tackling Brain Diseases with Mechanics: A Data-Driven Approach to Merge Advanced Neuroimaging and Multi-Physics Modeling"! This proposal will support research to understand the biomechanics of the brain through a combination of ultrahigh field MR techniques and multi-physics modeling to tackle and understand brain diseases, such as traumatic brain injury. We can't wait to get started!

We are excited to share the news that our collaborative team (PI: Dr. Uedo, co-PI: Dr. Kurt) was awarded $200,000 for our project titled "Tunable Resonant Actuation for Magnetic Resonance Elastography of Active Tissues".

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