Welcome to the Center for Biomedical Imaging


As of August 1, we will be changing our scheduling calendar to the Boston University Core scheduling system, If you have not yet arranged a new account with the University, please review the Information for new users.

Access can be found here.


The Center for Biomedical Imaging (CBI) houses a 3 Tesla Philips Acheiva MRI scanner for functional, structural, and spectroscopic imaging in human and animal studies.

Located in the basement of the Evans Biomedical Research Center (X-building) 650 Albany Street, the center provides MRI scan time, as well as expertise in all modalities of magnetic resonance imaging for the Boston University Community and for external researchers. Requests for scanner time should be emailed to Dr. Ron Killiany (killiany@bu.edu).

To be eligible for consideration, a copy of a previously approved IRB/IACUC protocol must be faxed  (617-414-2362) or scanned to a PDF document and emailed to Dr. Killiany.

Parking Garage Directions

CBI Directions

BU Shuttle

Convenient MBTA Options

RedlineSilverlineCT1| 1 | 47 | 10 | 8

Please use the third elevator in the lobby and press BR