The MR center
The MR center is a core facility that handles the MR research capacity at the neuroradiology clinic. It is equipped with a 3 Tesla GE MR750 Discovery owned by Karolinska institute thanks to a generous donation from the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation in 2010.
Here you can find updates and information about MR center: organisation, wiki, courses, events, etc.
To all people scanning at MR centrum:
The recommendations from Region Stockholm applies: stay at home if you have disease symptoms, wear face mask, avoid close contact, wash hands often with soap and . At the MR center this means:
1 – Be sure that the participants are healthy and not presenting any symptoms for COVID-19 (fever, cough, fatigue, muscle and joint pain, sore throat, headache, loss of smell and taste, runny nose, nasal congestion) before they enter the MR centrum. If they or a member of their family have been tested positive for COVID-19 they should not participate in any study before 15 days from the test.
2 - Face masks are mandatory for the participant as well as anybody entering MR-centrum.
3 – One participant at a time in the MR-centrum, no group of people.
4 - Clean with disinfection solution everything that had been or will be in contact with the participants (MR scanner bed, button boxes, etc.).
fMRI seminar series
The MR Center at the Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet will during the spring of 2021 start a seminar series focused on functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging. The seminars will be led by Professor Peter Fransson who has several decades of experience in functional brain imaging.
The next seminar will take place via zoom and start at 13.00 on Thursday the 21:th of October.
The topic of this seminar is: The relevance of the Global Signal and the use of Global Signal Regression in resting-state fMRI brain connectivity analysis.