The core facility for preclinical MRI supports research groups at the IMB as well as external partners in planning and conducting in vivo magnetic resonance imaging studies. Study protocols are individually adapted to meet the scientific goals of the researchers and new MR methods are established if needed. We assist the user during planning phase (preliminary studies) until the stage of post-processing and data analysis.
Our focus is on preclinical MR diagnostic to characterize fat associated and metabolic disorders as well as age-related diseases in mouse models. Our MRI lab offers a range of other applications in the fields of material and plant sciences on request.