Advanced MRI Technologies - AMRIT


2021 - SBIR (R44) from NIH-NIMH awarded to Dr. Feinberg (AMRIT) for "Highly Efficient MRI Pulse Sequences for High-Resolution Physiological and Functional Brain Imaging."

2020 - Subaward Agreement awarded to Dr. Feinberg (AMRIT & UC Berkeley) from NCIRE/UCSF on the project, "Breaking the Barriers to Microscale fMRI," an R01 award from NIH-NIBIB to Dr. An (Joseph) Vu of UCSF Veteran Affairs Advanced Imaging Research Center (VAARC).

2017 - Dr. Feinberg is P.I. and leads the BRAIN Initiative consortium project to design and build a Next Generation 7T brain MRI scanner at UC Berkeley. Collaboration with Harvard MGH, SFVA, UCSF, Siemens R&D (Erlangen) (

2017 - Cooperative Agreement awarded to Dr. Feinberg (UC Berkeley) from NIBIB for "MRI Corticography: Developing the Next Generation Microscale Human Cortex MRI Scanner".

2016 - Subaward Agreement awarded to Dr. Feinberg (AMRIT) from "Improving Human fMRI through Modeling and Imaging Microvascular Dynamics", an R01 award from NIH-NIMH to Dr. Polimeni of Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital

2016 - SBIR (R44) awarded to Dr. Feinberg (AMRIT) from NIH-NIMH for "Highly Accelerated Simultaneous Multi-Slice Phase Contrast MRI"

2015 ISMRM Workshop on Simultaneous Multi-Slice Imaging in Pacific Grove CA chaired by David Feinberg.

2015 NIH SBIR Phase II grant awarded to innovate highly efficient perfusion imaging.

2014 NIH BRAIN Initiative grant project to design the next generation human brain imaging for ultra-high spatial resolution of human cortex (MRCoG) is awarded to David Feinberg through University of California, Berkeley is awarded

2014 AMRIT innovates simultaneous multi-slice velocity imaging for hydrocephalus and CSF measurements.

2013 AMRIT scientists publish simultaneous multi-slice at high speed for fMRI (Chen L et al, Neuroimage 2013) and for ASL imaging (Feinberg, Beckett and Chen, Mag Res Med)

2010-11 AMRIT innovates simultaneous multi-slice (multiband, multiplexed MRI for 7 times faster fMRI and diffusion imaging

2010 AMRIT participation in the NIH Human Connectome Project.

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)

2009 Merck Co. AMRIT collaborates with Redwood Regional Medical Group to conduct a human trial for Merck Co using MRI perfusion (ASL) MRI to assess Alzheimer’s Disease. Dr. Feinberg is Principle Investigator.

2009 License 3D ASL perfusion imaging to Siemens Medical Solutions, Worldwide. AMRIT supports development of Siemens Syngo 3D ASL product imaging.
2008 Awarded NIH grant on High Field 3D subsecond imaging for submillimeter resolution functional MRI
2007 Awarded NIH SBIR grant for innovation and development of 3D ASL brain perfusion imaging. Test