We develop advanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and spectroscopy (MRS) techniques to address neurobiological questions and apply them to neurological and psychiatric disorders. We are focusing on:

Brainstem and cervical spinal cord neurocircuits

  • motor control
  • pain modulation
  • sensory perception

Functional role of human habenula

  • reward
  • pain
  • arousal

Microstructural integrity of human cervical spinal cord

  • multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • spinal cord injury (SCI)
  • cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM)

Human optic nerve structure and function

  • optic neuritis
  • glaucoma