Small Animal MRI Scanners
- 14 Tesla Bruker Avance MRI scanner (100 G/cm, 8.9 cm vertical bore magnet, Magnex Scientific)
- 9.4 Tesla Bruker Avance MRI Scanner (40 G/cm, 21 cm horizontal bore magnet, Magnex Scientific)
- 4.7 Tesla Bruker Avance MRI scanner (40 G/cm, 33 cm horizontal bore magnet, Oxford Instruments)
Large Bore MRI Scanners
- 1.5 Tesla Siemens Avanto scanner (32 Channel, wireless cardiac gating)
- 1.5 Tesla Siemens Sonata scanner (8 Channel)
- 3.0 Tesla Siemens Trio, whole body scanner
- 7.0 Tesla Siemens scanner (89 cm bore)
- 10 mm id 1H, 20 mm id 1H, 20 mm id 1H/31P, and 20 mm id 1H/13C bird-cage coils for the 14 Tesla Bruker scanner.
- Dedicated mouse and rat cardiovascular surface coils for both the 9.4 and 4.7 Tesla Bruker scanners.
- Purpose built surface phased array coil for carotid imaging at 3.0 Tesla.
Physiological Monitoring Equipment
- Two dedicated small animal physiological monitoring systems for cardiac and respiratory gating in small animal scanners (SA Instruments Inc.).
- Warm air blower with active feedback for temperature control in small animal scanners (SA Instruments Inc.).
Animal Surgery Laboratories
- Two animal surgery laboratories are available. Each is equipped with anesthesia carts for animal surgery, an operating table, a surgical microscope, a desktop autoclave, a blood gas analyzer and various physiological monitoring devices including a computer controlled real time physiological monitoring station (blood pressure, EEG, and laser Doppler flowimetry).