Edinburgh Imaging

08 Feb 17. Introducing our new facilities

Watch Edinburgh Imaging's new video, explaining how we aim to advance health through excellence in imaging science.

Edinburgh Imaging has expanded its world class imaging facilities, made possible by generous external & internal investments.

Edinburgh Imaging's video lets you see what imaging modalities & facilities we host. You can also hear how our dedicated team of staff facilitate a varied portfolio of image-based research. Edinburgh Imaging has one of the largest academic radiology teams in the UK.

Our 3 medical imaging facilities are hospital embedded, which means they can support acute research:

1. Edinburgh Imaging facility (QMRI) – home of Scotland’s first PET-MR scanner

  • Siemens Biograph mMR (PET-MR) 

  • Two PET-CT scanners

  • GE PETtrace Cyclotron

  • MHRA accredited radiochemistry suite

  • 3T wide bore MRI scanner

  • Multi-modal retinal imaging (e.g. fundus camera, optical coherence tomography)

  • Image analysis suite 

2. Edinburgh Imaging facility (RIE) – our 3T MR scanner, that focuses on 'imaging the brain across the lifecourse'

  • Siemens MAGNETOM Prisma 3T MRI scanner

3. Edinburgh Imaging facility (WGH) – our neuro-optimised 1.5T MR scanner

  • GE Signa 1.5T MRI scanner