Congratulations to Dr. Blaine Chronik on his grant from the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s (CFI) John R. Evans Leaders Fund Program

Dr. Chronik, a member of BIRC within Western’s Faculty of Science, and also of the Brain and Mind Institute, is working with industry partners to develop customized MRI systems optimized for specific applications like stroke. The team’s initial focus is on developing a portable, head-only scanner customized for clinical neuroimaging. His team is working to design, prototype and produce custom MRI platforms for the first time in Canada.

This technology development will enable MR systems that are smaller, lighter, cheaper and easier to use, yet still deliver high-performance neuroimaging results. More....

Also see the story on the CTV News