UW Radiology

Fred Hutch User Imaging at UW

FH to UW

For general assistance or questions please contact Contact Darshini Vijayakumar, BS, TBIC Imaging Specialist, (dvijay26@uw.edu or 206-543-3653).

All steps refer to a minimum time frame for approval. The approval process for each step could take up to several weeks longer.

  1. IACUC Application for Imaging

    IACUC application: imaging approval
    Imaging specifications are required on your IACUC protocol.  It must include the following:
    (1) imaging devices and procedures to be performed
    (2) agents to be administered (ie. contrast, anesthetics)
    (3) personnel performing the imaging
    (4) number of animals
    (5) imaging frequency, session duration, maximum number of sessions, and interval between sessions.
    (6) After IACUC approval: confirm budget with UW billing department

  2. UW Imaging-Specific Access and Training

    Bruker 14T MRI
    Contact Donghoon Lee (dhoonlee@uw.edu) for Bruker 14T use.

    Inveon Small Animal PET-CT
    (1) Submit PET-CT Project Application Form
    (2) Complete Radiation Safety Training (3) Obtain dosimeter badge and ring
    (4) Schedule device use
    Contact Robert Miyaoka (rmiyaoka@uw.edu) or Darshini Vijayakumar (dvijay26@uw.edu) for Inveon scheduling.

    Contact Swati Rane Levendovszky (srleven@uw.edu) for Philips 3T MRI assistance and scheduling.

  3. Arranging Animal Transfer

    (1) Submit Imaging Animals at the University of Washington Request Form to import@uw.edu
    Contact Darshini Vijayakumar, (dvijay26@uw.edu) for assistance filling out and submitting Imaging Request Form.
    (2) Submit Fred Hutch Small Animal shipping application
    Contact Amber Carte (acarte@fredhutch.org) for assistance.

  4. Transportation

    (1) Option 1: Submit DCM Vehicle Transportation Service Request Form to cruisin@uw.edu
    OR Option 2: Submit request to rodentservices@fredhutch.org
    (2) Arrange for Comp. Med. to load animals
    (3) Arrange for personnel to receive animals at UW
    Transport fees differ depending on option 1 or option 2
    Contact Darshini Vijayakumar, (dvijay26@uw.edu) for assistance with arranging transportation.