Animal MRI

MR imaging is a non invasive method which can be used to obtain anatomical and pathophysiological information from living animals (rodents) and small biological samples (isolated organs and excised tissue). The facility is a central resource accessible to internal and external research institutions.

This facility is located in the Howard Florey Laboratories building. It host a Brüker Biospin 4.7 Tesla small animal MRI scanner 30cm bore size.

Specialised coils for mouse and rat brain/body imaging. Capability to scan larger animals (rabbit, cat, guinea pig…). Capabilities include functional MRI, MR Spectroscopy, perfusion and diffusion MRI.

For further information on this facility please contact

Dr Leigh Johnston
Facility Manager
Phone: +61 3 9034 1940