Edinburgh Imaging

14 Sep 18. Edinburgh Imaging Facilities

Edinburgh Imaging Facilities, advancing healthcare 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.


Edinburgh Imaging Facilities poster

Three of our 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
  • 3T wide bore Skyra-fit MRI scanner
  • GE PETtrace Cyclotron
  • MHRA accredited radiochemistry suite
  • Multi-modal retinal imaging (e.g. fundus camera, optical coherence tomography)
  • Image analysis suite 

2. Edinburgh Imaging facility (RIE) –

Siemens MAGNETOM Prisma 3T MRI scanner

3. Edinburgh Imaging facility (WGH) –

  • GE Signa 1.5T MRI scanner