• Title #1
    PET
    Positron Emission Tomography showing a lack of glucose metabolic uptake (18F-FDG) in a patient with severe stroke.
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    DTI
    Diffusion Tensor Imaging of white matter fiber tracts at 3.0 Tesla showing the corpus callosum and an absence of fibers at the thalamic region due to stroke.
  • Title #4
    Microscopy
    Hi-Resolution MR microscopy of the ex-vivo mouse brain at 3.0 Tesla showing isotropic and surface rendered views.
  • Title #5
    fMRI
    A surface rendering of a patient with severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) showing functional activation (fMRI) in response to a command following task.
  • Title #3
    MRS
    Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopic Imaging of a patient with a glioblastoma multiforme showing increased choline and lactate signals.
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Center Description

The Citigroup Biomedical Imaging Center (CBIC) at Weill Cornell Medical College, completed in 2003, is a state-of-the-art 15,000 square foot research facility housing the Biomedical Imaging Core Facility of the College. Major equipment includes a 3.0 Tesla magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy (MRI/MRS) system; a 7.0 Tesla/30cm bore MRI/MRS system; a combined positron emission tomography and computed tomography (PET/CT) system; a small animal PET system; a multispectral optical imaging system, a medical cyclotron facility for production of radiotracers; and radiochemistry laboratories for ligand synthesis. The building has been carefully designed to facilitate complementary use of MRI, PET, and CT studies.

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Contact: Center Director, Douglas Ballon, Ph.D. (212) 746-5679