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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

CBI COVID-19 Mitigation Policy

Please make note of our modified operations during the COVID-19 Pandemic detailed in our CBI COVID-19 Mitigation Policy. 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

(12-1 via WebEx)

  • Wednesday, December 9th - "DeepMReye: MR-based eye tracking without eye tracker" - Matthias Nau, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience
  • Wednesday, January 13th - Thomas Naselaris, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Neuroscience, University of Minnesota
  • Wednesday, February 10th - Suzanne N. Haber, Ph.D., Professor, Pharmacology and Physiology, Neuroscience, and Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center

Past CBI Lectures (PDF) 

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