In 1969, David Cohen and James Zimmerman were the first to measure the magnetic field from a human heart using the technology.
MIT Technology Review on the early detection of TBI
MIT Technology Review checked in with the Martinos Center's Matt Rosen about a promising new MR technique he and colleagues have reported. The technique offers a rapid, safe means of detecting molecules called free radicals, which are associated with traumatic brain injury, and thus could enable quicker emergency diagnoses of the injury. Read what the magazine had to say about the study here.