Nicole R. Zurcher Wimmer, Ph.D.


Assistant Investigator
Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Mass General Research Institute
Assistant Professor of Radiology
Harvard Medical School
Research Staff
Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital
PhD Ecole Polytechnique Federale of Lausanne 2012
autism spectrum disorder; epigenetics; molecular imaging; mr-pet; neurodevelopmental disorders Nicole Zürcher, PhD, is currently Assistant Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, a faculty member at the Martinos Center and the Director of Human Imaging in the Chemical Neuroscience Program. She has a background in biology, behavioral and social neuroscience, and neuroimaging. Dr. Zürcher uses magnetic resonance (MR) and simultaneous positron emission tomography (PET)-MRI to study brain function and dysfunction in health and disease with an emphasis on neurodevelopmental and psychiatric disorders.  Her main disease focus is on autism spectrum disorder and related conditions.