Neuroscience Building

Neuroimaging Facility October, 2013Neuroimaging facility October, 2013

The 1200 square foot MRI facility is housed on the first floor of the three-floor, 37,700 square foot Neuroscience building adjacent to the Cox Science Building on the University of Miami Coral Gables Campus. The facility encompasses a MR scanner suite with associated reception and waiting areas, dressing rooms and a MR simulator/mock scanner suite. The remaining 11,000 square feet on the first floor of the building includes shared space including a large conference/multipurpose room, kitchen, restrooms, behavioral testing rooms, a central server room, a phlebotomy room, and an assay lab.

Neuroimaging Suite

Siemens Magnatom Vida 3TSiemens Magnatom Vida 3.0T MR scanner

The Imaging suite has a state-of-the-art Siemens Magnatom Vida 3.0T MRI Scanner (Erlangen, Germany).  It is a wide bore whole body scanner with high performance gradient system and phased array coils to provide highest possible image quality.  It can perform advance structural and functional imaging for neuro, cardiac, abdominal, and orthopedic imaging. The MR suite is equipped to deliver visual, auditory, and tactile stimuli.  In addition, it has Resoundant Hardware to perform MR elastography of the Liver.