In a conference organized by the Gordon Center, Dr. Maureen Stone presented her lab’s recent studies of the tongue and the vocal tract during speech, swallowing and breathing. Using several forms of MRI such as DTI, deformation patterns and high-resolution cine MRI, Dr. Stone explored tongue muscle anatomy, function and mechanics as well as its internal motion patterns. Dr. Maureen Stone is a Professor at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry.
About the Gordon Center for Medical Imaging:
The Gordon Center for Medical Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard University develops new biomedical imaging technologies used in diagnosis and therapy. In addition to translational research, the Center organizes lectures and symposiums as part of its effort to inspire the public and the scientific community about the latest research topics in medical imaging.