The MCI Core specializes in quantitative 2-D and 3-D micro-computed tomography (µCT) of the calcified tissues including bone, cartilage, and teeth, biomineralized soft tissues, tumors with calcified lesions, and biomaterials containing calcium phosphate.
| CONTACT INFORMATION|
| Stacey Russell, Operations Manager|
Phone: (508) 856-4947
| Faculty Director:|
Jane B. Lian, Ph.D.
Professor of Orthopedics & Physical Rehabilitation
| || Faculty Assistant Director:|
Ellen Gravallese, M.D.
Department of Medicine
Professor of Rheumatology & Cell Biology
SCANCO Medical µCT 40: for imaging and nondestructive quantitative analysis of harvested tissue
- For Images analogous to histology
- Visualization of samples in 2D and 3D imaging profiles
- Single slice tomograms
To request MCI µCT services: Information for Users of MCI Core Services: On-Campus Users
- 30 quantitative parameters for bone quality
- Mechanical Properties (MOI values)
ADDITIONAL SUPPORT SERVICES: for skeletal phenotyping by request
- Histology of non-decalcified and decalcified tissues
- Mechanical Testing
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