About Our Facilities

Translational MRI Core

The division oversees the operation of a research dedicated 3 Tesla MRI scanner. This GE 3T scanner is available for research use by members of the division as well as investigators at BIDMC and external research users.

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Preclinical MRI Core

The division also oversees small high-field systems for research on specimens and in animal models of disease. A 9.4 Tesla Bruker horizontal bore system in close proximity to a HyperSense DNP Hyperpolarizer is located on the BIDMC East Campus on the 7th floor of the Dana Building. 

Cardiac MRI

Cardiology maintains a 3 Tesla scanner for research and clinical imaging of the heart and major vessels. This facility supports a major research effort in Cardiology to develop and apply cutting edge methods for cardiac imaging.