Verasonics Vantage 256™ Ultrasound System

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The Verasonics Vantage 256™ ultrasound system provides a highly flexible platform for research ultrasound. The device comes with different channel options, a broad frequency range, and capability of multi-channel arbitrary waveform generation. The Verasonics systems are easily programmable, which utilize MATLAB® interface and has over 500 example scripts. The Verasonics system is an ideal tool for pre-clinical ultrasound research.

Ning Hua, PhD, is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Vantage 256™ ultrasound system. All new projects must first be discussed with Dr. Hua to determine feasibility and initiate planning of experiments. For extended projects, we will train new investigators and provide expert consultation.

Instrument Rates
Verasonics Vantage 256™ ultrasound system $88/hour BU internal academia
$50/hour add on operator assistance

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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