MLSC Infrastructure Grant: MAGNUS – next-generation MRI scanner to advance brain research in Massachusetts

March 3, 2022
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Awardee: Carl-Fredrik Westin (PI)Brigham and Women’s Hospital       
Project Title: MAGNUS – next-generation MRI scanner to advance brain research in Massachusetts
Award Amount: $3,026,942
Today, the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC) and the Baker-Polito Administration announced $28.3 million in capital funds to support 10 projects through the MLSC’s Research Infrastructure program. Through this program, the Center invests in innovative infrastructure across Massachusetts that is in high demand from both academic and industry scientists. In addition to these awards, the projects are also leveraging matching funds for a combined total of more than $50 million committed by the recipient institutions and their partners. Matching funds for the "MAGNUS" MRI project will be provided from Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School.