MIPS Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford

Instruments

Here you will find descriptions, images, and links to vendors of the various instrumentation the lab features, as well as some pictures of the lab.

Leica Macrotome

Macrotome
[ Vendor | Product Page ]
Leica CM3600 is a fully computerized cryomicrotome for whole-body sectioning.

Imtek/Siemens MicroCAT II/SPECT

microSPECT/CT
[ Vendor | Product Page ]
Imtek/Siemens MicroCAT II/SPECT system (purchased and donated to the imaging facility by Philips Medical).

Gamma Medica-Ideas Flex SPECT-CT

microSPECT/CT
[ Vendor | Product Page ]
SPECT-CT scanner with high energy-resolution CZT detectors and multipin-hole collimators. Fast fly CT scanner allows 1 minute whole mouse scans at 170µm resolution.

Microm Microtome

Microtome
[ Vendor | Product Page ]
"Microm 550M" Cryostat microtome.

VisualSonics Vevo 770

Ultrasound
[ Vendor | Product Page ]
VisualSonics Vevo 770 high-resolution ultrasound micro-imaging system. See also Dr. Stuart Foster's talk entitled "Small Animal Micro-Imaging using High-Resolution Ultrasound".

VisualSonics Vevo 2100

Ultrasound
[ Vendor | Product Page ]
VisualSonics Vevo 2100 high-frequency, high-resolution digital imaging platform with linear array technology and Color Doppler.

Photo of Aspect M2™ Compact High-Performance MRI Platform

Aspect M2™ Compact High-Performance MRI Platform
[ Vendor | Product Page |App & Tech Notes ]

  • 1 Tesla Horizontal Bore (220 mm X 100 mm) permanent magnet with no fringe field
  • Field of view (FOV): 90 mm Diameter x 60 mm Height
  • Gradients: 500 mT/M = 50G/cm; 2500 T/m/s
  • Multiple Solenoid Coils: 35 mm, or 60 mm inner diameter
  • Gradient Echo, Spin Echo, Fast Spin Echo (T1 or T2 Weighted), and Echo Planar Imaging.
  • Photo of Discovery MR901 System

    Discovery MR901 System
    [ Vendor | Product Page ]

  • 7.0T, actively shielded; Bore diameter - 310mm
  • Gradients: (120mm ID, 600mT/m, 6000T/m/s; and) 210mm ID, 300mT/m, 1000T/m/s
  • 8 Receive channels; 1MHz at 16 bits per channel
  • GE's Pulse sequence code (adapted from ESE 14M5a) is on lcmr2 in /7T_14_animal_psd and Agilent's further customized code is in /Psd_7TAnimal_Stanford
  • Computer/Administration Area

    Computer/Administration Area
    [ Online Instrument Scheduling ]
    5 workstations running both Windows and Apple for data analysis.

    PIM

    PIM
    [ Olympus Product Page | Hamamatsu Product Page ]
    Bioluminescent imaging microscope consisting of an Olympus LV200 with Hamamatsu ImagEM C9100-14 camera.

    Xenogen IVIS 200

    Xenogen IVIS 100

    IVIS 200, 100 (2), Spectrum
    [ Vendor | Product Page ]
    Xenogen IVIS 200 (top), 2 IVIS 100 Imaging Systems (bottom left) & IVIS Spectrum Imaging System (not shown).

    CRi Maestro spectral fluorescent imager

    Maestro
    [ Vendor | Product Page ]
    CRi Maestro spectral fluorescent imager

    ART Optix MX2 Time Domain Optical Imager

    Time-domain fluorescence Imagers
    [ Vendor | Product Page ]
    ART Optix MX2 Time Domain Optical Imager

    Login Computer

    Login Computer
    [ Online Instrument Scheduling ]
    Instruments in the imaging facility may be reserved from any web-based computer.

    Gamma Medica eXplore CT 120

    microCT -
    [ Vendor | Product Page ]
    Gamma Medica eXplore CT 120.

    PAM

    PAM
    [ Vendor | PAM | Prostation ]
    Portable Anesthesia Machine. Each imaging system is set up with a dedicated isoflurane vaporizer to maintain the animals under anesthesia during imaging. In addition, three surgical/procedure benches are available with anesthesia and heated Prostation workstations.

    Siemens/Concorde Microsystems MicroPET rodent R4

    microPET - [ Vendor | Product Page | What is microPET? ]
    Siemens R4 microPET.

    Siemens Inveon PET-CT

    microPET-CT - [ Vendors | Product Page]
    Siemens Inveon PET-CT with large field CT scanner.

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