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Imaging Equipment

Human Magnetic Resonance Imaging Equipment

Wright Center of Innovation in Biomedical Imaging (WCI)


  • One 3T clinical MRI (Achieva, Philips, Cleveland, Ohio)

  • One 7T human, preclinical MRI (Achieva, Philips, Cleveland, Ohio)            

NOTE: These dedicated research MRI systems are equipped with parallel imaging and fast gradient capabilities.  In addition, a mobile 64-Slice PET/CT is forthcoming (Gemini, Philips, Cleveland, Ohio)

Clinical Radiology Equipment

  • One 3T clinical MRI (Magnetom Trio, Siemens, Erlangen, Germany)

  • Five 1.5T clinical MRIs (4 Avanto, Siemens, Erlangen, Germany; 1 Esprit, Siemens, Erlangen, Germany)

  • Three 1.5T clinical MRIs (Signa, GE Milwaukee, WI)

  • Additional equipment within the Department of Radiology include a PET/CT, 8 CT scanners, 21 Ultrasound systems, conventional x-ray, portable X-ray, C-Arms, and Fluoroscopy, 3 bone densitometers and 9 mammography systems.

Animal Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Equipment

Animal Imaging Facilities

  • One 4.7T small bore MRI (BioSpec, Bruker, Etlingen, Germany)

  • One 9.4T wide bore vertical NMR System (Varian, Palo Alto, CA)

  • One 11.7T small bore vertical NMR System (BioSpec, Bruker, Etlingen, Germany) 

  • Additional equipment include SPECT/CT, microPET, high-resolution Ultrasound, bioluminescence imaging.

Computer Equipment

  • Five dedicated post processing workstations for volume data processing (Leonardo, Siemens, Erlangen, Germany)

  • Three dedicated post processing workstations for volume data processing  (Advantage Windows, GE, Milwaukee, WI)

  • Image Viewing and Archiving (PACs system)

  • Image post processing and quantitative analysis

  • The imaging processing infrastructure consists of state-of-the-art hardware.
    Multi-core processor workstations with high quantities of RAM in combination
    with 64-bit operating systems provide a leading edge environment. Also available are 
    more than 15 Terra Byte of network storage, PACS workstations as well a secure FTP server for data exchange. Such systems are with technical assistance 24/7.
  • Existing (Supported) software platforms are: Windows, Linux. Image processing software is developed platform independently using Interactive Data Language (IDL, Research Systems, Inc., Boulder, CO, USA).


Critical Care Tower


  • One GE Discovery MR750 3.0T Rad Onc
  • One Siemens Aria 1.5T
  • One Siemens Skyra 3.0T


  • Two GE Discovery CT590 RT Rad Onc
  • Three Siemens Definition Flash
  • Two Siemens Definition As-20


  • GE Discovery PET/CT 690 Rad Onc
  • Siemens mCT


  • Siemens Symbia T


  • Philips Epix

Diagnostic X-Ray

  • Four Siemens Ysio DR

Diagnostic X-Ray Portables

  •  Carestream DRX-Revolution


  • 3 Rooms
  • Siemens Artis Q