Imaging Services

Imaging Core Service Discount:
CCMBM Early Stage Investigator and Trainee members are eligible to receive a 25% discount on all research recharges listed below. Please note discounts are available until funds are depleted. Click the links below to learn more about each service.
 
To schedule usage time, make your request with the appropriate contact person.
Contact information can be found through the links below. CCMBM Early Stage Investigators and Trainees must mention your CCMBM membership and request the 25% discount to be applied.
 
If you have questions about membership and discount eligibility, please contact Mary Tran.

     

     

    7T and 3T Whole-Body MRI at Mission Bay

    Investigation of human disease and therapeutic interventions in brain, prostate, musculoskeletal, and neurological systems with dedicated support staff to assist users in application development. 

     

     

     

    3T MRI at China Basin

    Investigation of human disease and therapeutic interventions in brain, prostate, musculoskeletal, and neurological systems with dedicated support staff to assist users in application development.

     

     

     

    PET-MRI at China Basin

    This hybrid system allows simultaneous acquisition of PET and MR data. The MR system is the Discovery MR750w 3.0T, which has a large field of view and compatible PET-MR coils.

     

     

     

    Quantitative Musculoskeletal Imaging Facility (QMIF)

    Bone densitometry and body composition by DXA, bone architecture imaging, quantitative morphometry, HR-pQCT, fine element biomechanical analysis, cancer and biomaterials imaging, and archaeological specimens imaging.

     

     

     

     

     

    Small Animal and Tissue MR Imaging and Spectroscopy

    High field MR imaging and spectroscopy in mice and rats, hyperpolarized 13C in vivo studies in mice and rats, detection and quantification of metabolites in intact tissues and fluids.

     

     

     

     

     

    microPET/CT, microSPECT/CT, microCT, and Optical Imaging

    Nuclear, x-ray, and optical imaging solutions utilizing dual-modality microPET/CT and microSPECT/CT, and bioluminescence/fluoresence imaging systems.

     

     

     

     

     

    Radiopharmaceutical Facility

    Production of FDG, 18Fluoro-thymidine, 11C-PK11195, 18Fluoromisonidazole,18F-SFB, 13N-Ammonia, 15O-Water, 123I-CNS1261 – among many others.

     

     

    Center for Intelligent Imaging Computational Core

    The core supports advanced quantitative imaging research including both traditional image analysis and state-of-the-art machine learning techniques.