MRI Mock Scanner


A full-scale MRI mock scanner (including sound and vibration simulation) for subject training and preparation is located in the basement of the Evans Biomedical Research Center, X-Building, 650 Albany St., Boston. 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.

Auxiliary Services (per customer request)

  • MRI safety training (free)
  • Introduction to MRI data analyses (free consultation, fee based service)
  • Setting up new MRI studies (free)
  • Development for custom-designed software tools for MRI data analyses (free consultation, fee based service)

How to Schedule

Please login to iLab system to schedule equipment time or services. For new users please follow the steps outlined in Information for New Users.


Kevin J. Chang, MD, FACR, FSAR
CBI Co-Director
(617) 638-6610 |

Lee Goldstein, MD, PhD
CBI Co-Director
(617) 353-5897 (direct) |

Ning Hua, PhD
Director of Translational Imaging
(617) 358-9605 (direct) |

Andrew Ellison, MA
MRI Technologist
(617) 358-9603 (direct) |

For information and consulting contact us by email and/or phone.

Assisted MRI Scans Hours: Monday – Friday | 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Center for Biomedical Imaging (CBI)
Boston University Medical Campus
Evans Biomedical Research Center, X-Building
650 Albany St., Boston, MA 02118


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