Facilities

The PET-MRI imaging centre operates five scanners dedicated entirely to brain research. Collaborators wishing to conduct a study are encouraged to read our research section.

We welcome your inquiries regarding the use of this first-class research centre; our staff are happy to provide assistance in planning your study protocol.

GE SIGNA PET-MRI hybrid scanner

The hybrid Signa PET-MRI scanner dedicated to human brain scanning. The scanner is in the Charles E. Fipke Integrated Neuroimaging Suite located in the lower level of the Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health.

Siemens HRRT PET scanner

The High Resolution Research Tomograph (HRRT, CTI/Siemens) is a positron emission tomography (PET) scanner dedicated to human brain scanning ideal for neurology studies. The scanner is in the ground level of the Koerner Pavillion in the UBC Hospital.

GE Advance NxiPET scanner

The Advance Nxi PET system is a whole body PET scanner. The scanner is in the ground level of the Koerner Pavillion in the UBC Hospital.

Siemens Focus 120 microPET scanner

The Focus 120 microPET scanner is a third-generation animal PET scanner dedicated to rodent imaging. The scanner is in the ground level of the Koerner Pavillion in the UBC Hospital.

MiLabs VECTor/CT PET/SPECT/CT scanner

MILabs simultaneous sub-mm PET-SPECT provides highly quantitative images with unprecedented high and uniform resolution, even of several tracers imaged simultaneously. The scanner is located in the Centre for Comparative Medicine (UBC).