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Pre-Clinical Imaging Facility

The Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology Pre-Clinical PET/CT Imaging Facility of Washington University provides multi-modality radiological imaging and image analysis for cells, tissues, and small animals. The Facility combines state-of-the-art instrumentation and a nationally recognized staff to assist investigators with a wide range of imaging based experimental approaches. The Facility currently provides a comprehensive suite of imaging modalities including: positron emission tomography (PET), computed tomography (CT), and optical imaging (Cerenkov Luminescence, Bioluminescence, Fluorescence, and X-Ray imaging capability).

In addition, dedicated housing is available for mice and rats undergoing longitudinal imaging studies. Ancillary facilities and resources of the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology are devoted to chemistry, radiochemistry, and image analysis.