microPET Facility

research

Facility Description

The Inveon is a preclinical imaging platform, providing integrated small animal PET, SPECT and CT imaging and analysis (CTI/Siemens; Knoxville/TN) that is available for small animal imaging studies. It is equipped with a 10 cm diameter bore size, and a PET resolution of 1.4 mm resolution at the center of the field of view. The CT resolution is 20 um with the variable focus X-Ray source and 40 um with the standard source. The SPECT resolution is 2 mm in-plane. The Inveon provides a common platform enabling acquired data to be processed smoothly and efficiently. Post-processing allows for multimodality image review, fusion, and analysis.