Preclinical PET Imaging Facility

Frequently Asked Questions

Our facility’s primary purpose is to provide an infrastructure for investigators to perform qualitative and quantitative preclinical imaging PET and CT research to facilitate research and discovery of diagnostic and predictive imaging biomarkers of disease and validation of radiotracers for translation to the clinic.

To set up your imaging session or request more about the resources provided, email Nikki Fettig.

To get information about rates in the Preclinical Pet Imaging Facility, email Nikki Fettig.

To acknowledge the Preclinical PET Imaging Facility in your publications and presentations, please add the following statement:

“The studies presented in this work were conducted in the MIR Preclinical PET Imaging Facility of the Washington University School of Medicine.”

  • If Cancer Related: This work was performed with support from the Siteman Cancer Center Small Animal Imaging Core.
  • If using the Inveon-MM: The Siemens Inveon-MM scanner was acquired under an NIH HEI grant (S10 RR 025097 PI R.Laforest).
  • If using the IVIS: The Caliper IVIS imaging system was acquired under an NIH SIG (S10 RR031625 PI. YC Tai).