Biomedical Imaging Research Support Services

We provide imaging research services with all aspects of study including experiment and protocol design, comprehensive imaging analysis, and data management services, for clinical and pre-clinical research needs. We help develop your research idea into an imaging protocol. 

Clinical Imaging Core Services

Director: Sharmila Majumdar, PhD
Assistance with all aspects of your study including experiment and protocol design, imaging and data analysis, faculty/technical consultation, image processing, interpretation and transfer.

Access to:
Clinical Research Coordination


Scientific Computing Services

Director: Duan Xu, PhD
Hardware computing support for research, which include linux workstations, high performance computing clusters and connectivity for lab equipment as well as software support on those systems.
-System Management
-Applications Programming
-Shared Software Packages
-Access to: HP Computing Grids


Pre-Clinical Imaging Core Services

Director: John Kurhanewicz, PhD
Expertise, technical support, and assistance with tissue and small animal imaging studies.

Access to:
7T MRI at China Basin
Biomedical NMR Lab
MicroPET/CT and MicroSPECT/CT
Nuclear-Optical Imaging
RF Coil Development


Human Imaging Core Services

Director: Dan Vigneron, PhD
Assistance with investigation of human diseases and therapeutic interventions.

Access to:
7T and 3T Whole-Body MRI at Mission Bay
3T MRI at China Basin
1.5T MRI at Mt. Zion
Biomagnetic Imaging Lab
Clinical Nuclear Imaging Research
Interventional MRI Lab
MR-Guided Focused Ultrasound (MRgFUS) at China Basin
Radiopharmaceutical Facility
Quantitative Micro-Imaging
RF Coil Development