The Imaging Research Core Facility provides a wide range of preclinical and clinical imaging services for researchers at Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland Clinic, MetroHealth Medical Center, and the Veteran's Administration Hospital. These facilities are also available to regional / collaborative corporations such as Bioenterprise and other academic institutions. A table of basic imaging capabilities and cost structure are shown below. The Imaging Core also provides surgical suites and satellite animal housing for longitudinal imaging studies. More information is available on the Case Center for Imaging Research website. Please contact Core Director Chris Flask for a free consultation on how to best utilize the imaging facilities.
Steps to Access the Imaging Facility
Services and Fees
|Modality||Example Applications||Cost ($/hr)|
|MRI||Tumor volume, perfusion||300|
|PET||Glucose metabolism, targeted tracers||200|
|CryoImaging||In Situ 10um Fluorescence||20|
**A 50% discount on these base rates is applied for researchers who perform their own imaging studies. Imaging Core staff are available to provide training as requested.
Remember to acknowledge the valuable services provided by Cancer Center Core Facilities in your research papers and publications:
"This research was supported by the Imaging Research Core Facility of the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center (P30CA043703)."
Contact for Information
Lab Location: Lerner Tower basement B-200
Office Location: Bolwell B115
Director: Chris A. Flask, PhD