Small Animal Imaging

The UMMS Small Animal Imaging Core was established in early 2008 to serve the UMMS and extramural research community by providing state-of-the-art small animal imaging. Single photon computerized tomography (SPECT), positron emission computerized tomography (PET) X-Ray computerized tomography (CT) and NIR optical imaging of small animals are available. Please click on “Brochure” to see our handout that will further identify the Core.


Typical projections of one tomographic acquisition obtained on the NanoSPECT/CT camera of a tumored mouse receiving a radiolabeled agent and imaged at 3 hr post injection.

An example of the pharmacokinetic data obtainable from a single animal, in this case imaged on the NanoSPECT/CT camera with image quantiation of three acquisitions.

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