Dr. Michael Noseworthy

Director, Imaging Research Centre (IRC), St. Joseph’s Healthcare

Dr. Michael Noseworthy has focused his research on the assessment of normal and diseased tissue microstructure, and the ensuing modulation of tissue metabolism, using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and in vivo nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy.  He is interested in developing more comprehensive and diagnostically useful tissue evaluation protocols including both anatomic as well as functional information.

Dr. Noseworthy is currently a MRI Physicist in the Department of Diagnostic Imaging, St. Joseph’s Healthcare, Hamilton and Adjunct Professor, Department of Medical Imaging, at the University of Toronto.

Dr. Noseworthy is the Co-Director, McMaster School of Biomedical Engineering, Associate Professor, with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, the Faculty of Engineering, an Associate Member of the Department of Medical Physics and Applied Radiation Sciences, Faculty of Science, Associate Member, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, Faculty of Health Sciences and an Associate Member of the Department of Radiology with the Faculty of Health Sciences.

Credentialed as Special Professional Staff, St. Joseph’s Healthcare, since 2003, Dr. Noseworthy is a P.Eng.  (Limited License with Professional Engineers of Ontario, PEO) since August 2009.He is Adjunct Professor, Department of Clinical Studies, and Ontario Veterinary College at the University of Guelph.

Dr Noseworthy provides the CSii project with critical expertise in MRI diagnostics and co-registration of MRI with other imaging modalities to better clinical effect.  Combined with his background in engineering, he has a keen mind and strategic perspective on development that supports the CSii vision.