GE Corporation (GE) Researches Dedicated MRI Brain Scanner Technology
6/8/2011 9:57:23 AM
NISKAYUNA, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Driving new technologies that will help expand the availability of MRI scanners beyond the hospital to smaller clinic settings, GE Global Research, the technology development arm for the General Electric Company (NYSE: GE), and Mayo Clinic, have received a five-year, $5.7 million grant from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB), and the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), components of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). They will jointly conduct research to understand design and application issues involved in the use of a dedicated MRI brain scanner to image for a range of neurological and psychiatric disorders such as stroke, Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease, traumatic brain disorder (TBI), depression, and autism.
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