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McCausland Center

With initial Center of Excellence funds, gifts from both the Palmetto Richland and Greenville Hospital systems and matching funds from Peter J. McCausland, a ’71 USC graduate, McCausland Center provides USC faculty, as well as collaborative and externally funded researchers, the ability to perform high-resolution brain imaging studies in the Columbia, SC area. The MCBI is co-directed by Dr. Julius Fridriksson (left) and Dr. Chris Rorden, and daily business is managed by Dr. Roger Newman-Norlund.

Research and Science

The Siemens 3-Tesla Magnetic Resonance Imaging system at the McCausland Center for Brain Imaging is used to understand how the healthy brain works. In addition, this system provides an important tool for understanding brain injury and guiding rehabilitation.


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