Follow the steps below to get your research started at the Imaging Core as quickly as possible.
1. Contact Us
We can assist at any point in your study: conceptualization, planning and implementation. We can provide guidance on study design, budget, and IRB or IACUC submissions. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 216.844.5434.
2. Complete Safety and Instrumentation Training
Any individiual requesting access to the Imaging Research Core must complete a brief general orientation to the facility. Users wishing to conduct scans on their own must also complete modality-specific training. Depending on your study and regulatory requirements, proof of additional training may be necessary (Environmental Healthy & Safety, Human Subjects Research)
3. Request Facility and Scheduling System Access
After completing all applicable safety training, return the signed Imaging Core User Agreement and submit a facility access request via email to email@example.com. Please include the following information with your request:
- Full name
- Current job title (eg, Graduate Student, Postdoctoral fellow, Undergraduate)
- PI's name
Upon completion of these steps you will be given access to our facility.
You can obtain access to our scheduling system via iLabs (https://cwru.corefacilities.org/service_center/show_external/4138).
1. Study Progress
It is the responsibility of the principal investigator or study coordinator to inform the Imaging Research Core of changes to any of the following:
- Regulatory status
- Protocol amendments
- Billing account number (Speedtype)
- Study closure
2. New Projects
Contact Core staff to obtain an imaging request form for all new study or submit a New Project request via ilabs.
Modality-Specific Training Questions
|Title:||Contact to Register:|
|General Orientation||Mondays at 10:30 AM||Michael Kavran|
|MRI||Monthly (Monday afternoons)||Bernie Erokwu|
|Optical Imaging (Spectrum, Maestro)||Monthly (First Mondays and Thursdays)||Michael Kavran|
|PET/CT*||As needed||Michael Kavran|
*Please contact CWRU Envrionmental Health & Safety to complete Radiation Safety and X-Ray Safety Training prior to attending PET/CT training in the CCIR.