Core Resources

Our mission is centered around development, validation, translation and education of innovative technology in biomedical imaging to address both basic and clinical research problems and therefore improve human health.

A. Human and Large Animal  Facilities – CSM-SC2


1 . MR/PET (3T) Siemens mMR

2. 7T Siemens MR whole body scanner

3. 3T Siemens MAGNETOM Skyra

4. PET/CT Siemens Biograph Vision

5. Multidetector CT (MDCT) Siemens Somatom Definition Flash

6. ( 2 ) 1.5T Siemens MR MAGNETOM Aera

7. Siemens ACUSAN S3000 ARFI Ultrasound

8. Dual Source-°©‐Dual Detector Siemens Force C T

9. “Mock” MR PSTNet

10. fMRI peripherals

11. Neuro Testing room

12. RF Coils

3 Tesla (mMR, Research Skyra, Clinical Skyra)

Flex Connector  (Verio Connector)

Flex Connector  (Skyra Connector)

Loop coils  (11 cm, 7 cm, 4 cm)

Flex Large

Flex Small

Head/neck 20-ch (2 Verio connectors)

Head/neck 20-ch (direct connectors)

Head/neck 20-ch

Knee coil (15-ch)

Body matrix array  (6-ch)

Body matrix array (18-ch)

Verio to Skyra converter boxes – nine pins, equal up to 18 channels per box.
Tx connector.

Spine array  (integrated)

Tx channel in Verio-to-Skyra converter only.

7 Tesla

1ch Tx, 32ch Rx  Head Coil
Manufacturer: Nova Medical

8ch Tx, 8ch Rx
Parallel Transmit Head Coil
Manufacturer: Rapid Biomedical

Tune-Up Head Coil
Manufacturer: Siemens

8ch Tx, 32ch Rx
Nova Parallel Transmit Head Coil
Manufacturer: Nova Medical

8ch Tx, 32ch Rx
Parallel Transmit Body Coil
Manufacturer: Life Services

7T Dual tuned H/Na Head coil
1H: 1ch 8-element Tx, 8ch Rx
23Na: 1ch 8-element Tx, 8ch Rx
Manufacturer: Life Services

7 Tesla – Developed in BMEII @Mt Sinai

1ch 4-element Tx, 22ch Rx Brainstem and Cervical
Spine Coil Manufacturer: BMEII @Sinai

8-element 1ch Tx and 8ch Rx Carotid Coil
Manufacturer: BMEII @Sinai

8-element 1ch Tx and 8ch Rx Body Coil
Manufacturer: BMEII @Sinai

1ch Tx and 8ch Rx 7T Rabbit Coil
Manufacturer: BMEII @Sinai


B. Small Animal Imaging Center – CSM‐SC1


1. 9.4T MR Bruker

2. 7.0T MR Bruker Biospec 70/30

3. Mediso nanoScan Micro PET/CT

4. Biophotonic IVIS-°©‐Spectrum

5. Micro Ultrasound Vevo 2100 VisualSonics

6. Near IR Frangioni imager


C. Nanomedicine and Radiochemistry Laboratories


1. Nanomedicine Laboratory

2. Radiochemistry Laboratory


D. Bioinformatics and Data Processing – CSM‐1st Floor.


1. Image Analysis Support.


3. Borg Queen Servers

4. DGX‐1 (Dexter)

5. Image reconstruction tools for PET and fast MR imaging

6. Mount Sinai Imaging Research Warehouse (IRW)

7. Web-Based DICOM Viewer for image assessment. If you are interested in this tool please email Valentin Fauveau at 


For more  information contact:

Zahi A. Fayad, PhD – Director, BMEII
(212) 824-8452

Christopher J. Cannistraci, MS – Director, Research Operations
(212) 824-8466


Latest Publications

Artificial intelligence–enabled rapid diagnosis of patients with COVID-19

Xueyan Mei, Hao-Chih Lee, […] Yang Yang
Nat Med (2020).

Probing myeloid cell dynamics in ischaemic heart disease by nanotracer hot-spot imaging

Max L. Senders, Anu E. Meerwaldt, ... Willem J. M. Mulder
Nat. Nanotechnol. 15, 398–405 (2020).

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