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.
Information on the facility and processes for scheduling and scanning can
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.
More information on the Preclinical MRI Core is available
BIDMC Small Animal Imaging Facility
The division also oversees a multimodality small animal imaging facility
including PET, SPECT, CT, Bioluminescence, and Fluorescence imaging. A 1
Tesla Aspect table top MRI is also available for anatomic registration with
the nuclear imaging modalities. For additional information, please visit
the SAIF website
Cardiology maintains a 1.5 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. Learn more about cardiovascular imaging research at BIDMC.