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The Center for Biomedical Imaging

The Center for Biomedical Imaging (CBI) supports two MRI systems that are available to the MUSC research community. A 3 Tesla Siemens Prismafit scanner for human imaging is located at 30 Bee St, and a small-bore 7 Tesla Bruker Biospec 70/30 for preclinical studies is located in the Bioengineering Building at 68 President St. Both scanners are 100% dedicated to research and operated by highly trained staff including MRI technologists. The 3 Tesla system is fully-equipped for task-based functional MRI. General inquiries regarding CBI resources and policies should be sent to

March 26th - CBI Operations During COVID-19 Pandemic

Please make note of our modified CBI operations during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Additional details regarding these modified operating procedures will be sent to the CBI Users email list as necessary. Please send general inquires regarding CBI operations to

Upcoming Events

CBI Seminar Series 

  • April 15th, 2020 from 12:00 to 1:00 pm in BS 435 - Maggie Mae Mell, MUSC Ph.D. student in Biomedical Sciences
  • May 13th, 2020 from 12:00 to 1:00 pm in BEB 201 - Thomas Naselaris, Ph.D., MUSC Department of Neurosciences

Past CBI Lectures (PDF)

CBI Town Hall - BEB 201

  • April 21, 2020 from 3:00 to 4:00 pm

To receive CBI announcements, please email to be added to the CBI Users distribution list.

3T Usage & Cancellation Reports 

Please email if you have any questions.