Neuroimaging Research Laboratory

Director: Stephen Dager, M.D.

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The Neuroimaging Research Laboratory is located north of the University of Washingtonbrain imaginemain campus.  Utilizing MRI and Spectroscopic imaging, studies are performed at the UW Diagnostic Imaging Sciences Center and Seattle Children's Hospital.

The laboratory's primary focus is the development and application of novel imaging techniques to investigate neuropsychiatric disorders.  Longitudinal studies of brain development of children with Autism, as well infants at risk of developing Autism are currently being conducted.  Other focuses include Panic and Anxiety Disorders, Bipolar Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder and treatment mechanisms for drug abuse.




Dr. Stephen Dager will be hosting a Health Sciences Grand Round Lecturer, Dr. Stefan Posse (see attached flier), who will be presenting:
New Frontiers in Functional Neuroimaging: Mapping Neurotransmitters and Hemodynamics Using High-Speed MRI Techniques


Dr. Dager's recent interview with King TV 5 reporter Deborah Feldman covering his NIH Autism Imaging Research