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Edinburgh Imaging Facilities

Organisational unit: Research Centre

Contact information

Chancellor's Building
EH16 4SB
United Kingdom
  • Phone: 0131 465 9588

Organisation profile

Edinburgh Imaging Facilities include numerous locations across Edinburgh, such as:

- Edinburgh Imaging Facility QMRI

- Edinburgh Imaging Facility RIE

- Edinburgh Imaging WGH

- Edinburgh Imaging Facility Preclinical

- Edinburgh Imaging Facility Easter Bush




  1. MRI and PET-MR
  • GE Signa 1.5T MR scanner (Edinburgh Imaging Facility WGH)
  • Siemens Magnetom Prisma 3.0T MR scanner (Edinburgh Imaging Facility RIE )
  • Siemens Magnetom Verio 3.0T MR scanner (Edinburgh Imaging Facility QMRI)
  • Siemens Biograph mMR PET-MRI scanner (Edinburgh Imaging Facility QMRI)


  1. CT and PET-CT
  • Siemens Biograph mCT PET-CT scanner(Edinburgh Imaging Facility QMRI)
  • GE Discovery PET/CT 710 scanner(Edinburgh Imaging Facility QMRI)


  1. Retinal Imaging
  • Heidelberg SPECTRALISC retinal imaging camera (Edinburgh Imaging Facility RIE )
  • Canon CR-DGi; 45° FoV retinal fundus imaging camera (Edinburgh Imaging Facility QMRI)
  • epiCam; 35° FoV retinal fundus imaging camera (Edinburgh Imaging Facility QMRI)
  • Optos Daytona; 200° FoV ultra-widefield scanning laser ophthalmoscope (Edinburgh Imaging Facility QMRI)
  • Heidelberg SPECTRALIS optical coherence tomographic camera (Edinburgh Imaging Facility QMRI)
  • Optovue Angiovue OCT angiographic camera (Edinburgh Imaging Facility QMRI)



1. MRI and CT

- Agilent small animal 7T MRI scanner (Edinburgh Imaging Facility PRECLINICAL)

- Mediso nanoScan PET/CT scanner (Edinburgh Imaging Facility PRECLINICAL)

- CT Siemens 64 slice (Edinburgh Imaging Facility EASTER BUSH)

- Siemens Magnetom Skyra 3.0T MR scanner (due 2018-19) (Edinburgh Imaging Facility EASTER BUSH)


2. Ultrasound

- VisualSonics’ Vevo 770 Ultrasound (Edinburgh Imaging Facility PRECLINICAL)


3. Optical Imaging System

- Perkin Elmer FMT2500 scanner (Edinburgh Imaging Facility PRECLINICAL)

- Bruker Multispectral System FX (Edinburgh Imaging Facility PRECLINICAL)

- Biospace Optima scanner (Edinburgh Imaging Facility PRECLINICAL)



- PETtrace 8 Cyclotron GE Healthcare (Edinburgh Imaging Facility QMRI)

- GMP Radiochemistry suite (Edinburgh Imaging Facility QMRI)


Research activities & awards

  1. Alexa: Staying Sharp

    Activity: Other

  2. Staying sharp in later life: Your expert guide to ageing well

    Activity: OtherTypes of Public engagement and outreach - Media article or participation

  3. Stroke Association (External organisation)

    Activity: MembershipMembership of peer review panel or committee

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  1. ESO Research Excellence Award 2018

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  2. CCACE Research Day

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

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