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What We Offer

Preclinical Services

The Imaging Research Core offers a variety of services based on a set rate structure.

  • Bioluminescence
  • Fluorescence
  • In situ cryoimaging
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Positron Emission Tomography (PET)
  • Radiochemistry Synthesis
  • Scintigraphy
  • X-ray / Computed Tomography (CT) / micro CT
  • Image Processing / Quantification

Clinical Research Services

The Imaging Research Core also provides access to state-of-the-art clinical research imaging systems as well.

  • Comprehensive MR imaging research services
    • Dedicated Siemens Skyra 3T MRI scanner
    • Large animal preclinical studies, or clinical human research may be conducted
    • Structural and functional brain scanning can be performed with the Avotec LCD Projection System
  • Coodination of access to PET and CT scanners for additional preclinical and human imaging studies

Radiopharmaceutical Development

To support nuclear imaging research, the Core also includes a state-of-the-art PET radiopharmaceutical core facility. Core staff provide radiochemistry synthesis

  • To support PET scan studies including [11C] and [18F] labeling of standard tracers
  • To label additional precursors specific to your particular study needs