For 30 years, Ravi Menon has paved the way for key developments in the field of brain imaging research – from working on the team that discovered functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to developing and championing the use of ultra-high field MRI techniques for use in patient care.
Today, Menon became one of only six Canadians ever selected as a senior fellow by the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM). He is being recognized for his significant contributions to advancements in fMRI and ultra-high field MRI at the ISMRM’s 23rd Annual Meeting and Exhibition in Toronto.
ISMRM is a multi-disciplinary, non-profit association that promotes innovation, development and application of magnetic resonance techniques in medicine and biology throughout the world.
“This is a wonderful recognition of Ravi’s impressive contributions to the field of magnetic resonance imaging, not only in terms of the development of new methodologies but in their application to understanding brain function in health and in disease,” said Michael Strong, dean, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry. “It is a richly deserved honour.”
Menon is a professor at Schulich, director of the Centre for Functional and Metabolic Mapping at Robarts Research Institute and a Canada Research Chair in Functional and Molecular Imaging.