Biomedical Imaging Center

The Center for Biomedical Imaging (CBI) on the Boston University Medical Campus provides advanced biomedical imaging capabilities for Boston University investigators and beyond. The CBI houses the following advanced imaging modalities:

  • 3 Tesla Philips Ingenia Elition MRI features a 70 cm bore and full digital acquisition platform that provides unrivaled imaging quality. Featuring the most up-to-date software packages, we are able to acquire data at an incredibly high rate of speed and maintain a very high quality level.
  • 9.4 Tesla Bruker BioSpec MRI features a 20 cm bore, advanced cryoprobes as well as the ParaVision 360 MRI Comprehensive Workplace.
  • Verasonics Vantage 256™ Ultrasound System features a highly flexible research platform with programming capability.

This allows us to combine unique expertise ranging from biomedical imaging and neurosciences to magnetic resonance physics and software engineering.

Please use the Cores Equipment Scheduler (CES) to schedule equipment time or services. For new users click here.

Instruments/Services

Location

Rate

3T Philips MRI Evans Biomedical Research Center
X-Building
650 Albany St., Boston.
$516/hour BU internal academia
$616/hour BU internal industry
$691/hour BMC or external academia
$919/hour external industry
Free operator assistance
9.4T Bruker MRI Evans Biomedical Research Center
X-Building
650 Albany St., Boston.
$304/hour BU internal academia
$354/hour BU internal industry
$433/hour BMC or external academia
$540/hour external industry
$50/hour add-on operator assistance
Verasonics Ultrasound Evans Biomedical Research Center
X-Building
650 Albany St., Boston.
$88/hour BU internal academia
$113/hour BU internal industry
$181/hour BMC or external academia
$281/hour external industry
$50/hour add on operator assistance
Mock Scanner Evans Biomedical Research Center
X-Building
650 Albany St., Boston.
Free access.
Auxiliary Services (per customer request)

Contact

Stephan Anderson, MD
CBI Co-Director
670 Albany St., 417
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 638-6610 (direct) |  Stephan.Anderson@bmc.org  

Lee Goldstein, MD, PhD
CBI Co-Director
670 Albany St., 418
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 353-5897 (direct) | lgold@bu.edu

Ning Hua, PhD
Director of Translational Imaging
(617) 358-9605 (direct) | huaning@bu.edu

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

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

Location

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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