UW Radiology

Research Imaging Services

For pricing information and scheduling, contact the individual services below.

Research Imaging Equipment

Whole-Body MRI at the Diagnostic Imaging Sciences Center, UW Medical Center  
Providing access to state-of-the-art MR systems and technical expertise. Brain Imaging Core- assistance in all aspects of study design, implementation, and support using several modern brain imaging techniques that are capable of evaluating brain structure and function.

Faculty Director: Swati Rane Levendovszky, Ph.D.
Contact email: srleven@uw.edu
Staff Lead: Catherine Delos Santos
Contact email: cdsantos@uw.edu
Telephone: 206 685-0457

Magnetic Resonance Research Laboratory - Swati Rane Levendovszky, Ph.D., Director


 Whole-Body MRI at the Bio-Medical Imaging Center, UW South Lake Union Campus

The BioMolecular Imaging Center (BMIC): (a) develops novel imaging techniques for anatomic, functional, tissue and molecular applications, (b) provides a full range of imaging services, and (c) facilitates research for scientific and biomedical institutions throughout the Pacific Northwest.

Faculty Director: Chun Yuan, Ph.D.
Contact email: cyuan@uw.edu
Staff Lead Contact email: bmic@uw.edu
Vascular Imaging Laboratory - Chun Yuan, Ph.D., Director

MRI/MRS, MR Spectroscopy, UW Medical Center

The Bruker 4.7T magnet has a 30 cm bore, It is equipped with high-speed 100 mT/m gradients and a Varian Spectrometer Console. This system is capable of high-resolution imaging and broadband spectroscopy. It supports research in the areas of human muscle energetics, perfusion, molecular imaging and multinuclear spectroscopy.

Faculty Director:  David Marcinek, Ph.D.
Contact email: dmarc@uw.edu
Scheduling:  Eric Shankland, Ph.D.
Contact email: shanklan@uw.edu
Contact phone: 206-685-3533


 14T MRI/MRS/NMR at UW South Lake Union Campus

This 14 tesla vertical bore system is set up for in vivo magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy as well as high resolution nuclear magnetic resonance.

Radiology Faculty:  Donghoon Lee, Ph.D.
Contact email: dhoonlee@uw.edu
Contact phone:  206 685-2357

Follow this link to find out more information on the 14T MRI/NMR 


MicroPET at the UW Medical Center

Providing access to small animal PET imaging resource and technical expertise.  The resource includes an Inveon dedicated small animal PET system, a gamma counter, a dose calibrator, two anesthesia units and physiologic monitoring equipment.  Animal Bio-Imaging Core – assistance in all aspects of study design, implementation and basic data analysis support.

Faculty Director:  Robert Miyaoka, Ph.D.
Contact phone:  206 543-2084
Contact email:  rmiyaoka@uw.edu

 PrimatePET_UW Small Animal PET Scanner at the UW Medical Center

We offer nuclear imaging of small and medium size animals (rabbits, dogs) in our Hamamatsu SHR-7700 PET Scanner. We can also provide assistance with experimental design, IACUC protocol development, and image analysis, if desired.

Faculty Director:  Robert Miyaoka, Ph.D.
Contact phone:  206 543-2084
Contact email:  rmiyaoka@uw.edu


Radiochemistry Laboratory at the UW Medical Center

The University of Washington Radiochemistry Laboratory. Contact Information

Staff Lead: Steven Shoner, Ph.D.
Contact Phone: 206 598-6711

UW Radiochemistry Resources (UWRR)