Imaging Resources

Below is a partial list of services and capabilities (individual services can be accessed here):

Image Acquisition

  • MRI relaxation time quantification for cartilage, disc, bone, and muscle
  • High-resolution trabecular bone imaging using MRI
  • High-resolution peripheral QCT (HR-pQCT)
  • Micro-computed tomography (microCT) from 9-50 microns
  • microCT combined with PET and SPECT
  • Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) imaging


Clinical Grading, Post-Processing, and Visualization Packages

  • Clinical grading of radiographs and MR images
  • Core image processing and data management resources
  • Picture archiving and communication system (PACS)
  • Radiology research computing-specialized software and computational clusters


Image Analysis

  • Quantitative computed tomography (QCT) analysis software
  • Specialised microCT/HR-pQCT analysis software
  • Bone density and structure quantification
  • Quantitative muscle cross-sectional area and density analysis
  • Voxel-based morphometry
  • Kinetic analyses of PET/CT scans
  • Quantitative analysis of MR images
  • Analysis of cartilage morphology and relaxation times
  • Trabecular bone analysis from MR images
  • 3D multi-modality image registration