Samantha Holdsworth Mātai Medical Research Institute


Dr Samantha Holdsworth, an MRI physicist, is the CE/Research Director at Mātai Medical Research Institute, and serves as an Associate Professor at the University of Auckland and Principal Investigator at the Centre for Brain Research in New Zealand.  

With 23 years of experience in MRI acquisition, post-processing, and analysis, she has developed fast, high-resolution MRI methods and pioneered amplified MRI, a novel technique for visualising brain motion.

During her 11-year tenure as a scientist at Stanford, Dr Holdsworth translated various MRI methods into clinical practice, enhancing the detection of brain disorders and diseases. She, along with a team of collaborators, are actively involved in numerous medical imaging research initiatives aimed at clinical translation for the benefit of the local community and to improve outcomes globally.

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