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Small Animal Imaging Facility (SAIF)

Overview of Services

The SAIF combines state-of-the-art instrumentation and a nationally recognized staff to assist investigators with a wide range of imaging based experimental approaches. The SAIF currently provides a comprehensive suite of imaging modalities including:

  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and spectroscopy (MRS)
  • Optical imaging (including bioluminescence, fluorescence, and near-infrared imaging)
  • Computed tomography (CT)
  • Positron emission tomography (PET)
  • Single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT)
  • Ultrasound (US)

 In addition, dedicated housing is available for mice and rats undergoing longitudinal imaging studies. Ancillary facilities and resources of the SAIF are devoted to radiochemistry and image analysis.

Leadership

Jim Delikatny, PhD | SAIF Director and Optical Core Director

Mark Sellmyer, MD, PhD | NMI Director

Joel Karp, PhD | NMI Advisor

Ching Huang, PhD | Optical Technical Director

Location and hours of operation

PET, SPECT, and CT Services

Hours Location

Monday - Friday

9am - 5pm                 

John Morgan Building B96

3620 Hamilton Walk

Philadelphia, PA 19104

 

Optical/Bioluminescence Core

Hours Location

Monday - Friday

9am - 5pm                 

3400 Civic Center Blvd. 

Philadelphia, PA 19104

Links and Resources

Contacts

Name Role Phone Email Location
Jim Delikatny
SAIF Director and Optical Core Director
 
215-898-3105
 
delikatn@pennmedicine.upenn.edu
 
317 Anatomy Chemistry Building
 
Eric Blankemeyer
NMI Technical Director
 
215-898-4215
 
eriblank@pennmedicine.upenn.edu
 
John Morgan Building Rm B96
 
Mark Sellmyer
NMI Director
 
617-543-6546
 
mark.sellmyer@pennmedicine.upenn.edu
 
Stellar Chance Building Rm 813
 
Joel Karp
NMI Advisor
 
215-662-3073
 
joelkarp@pennmedicine.upenn.edu
 
John Morgan Building Rm 150
 
Ching-Hui Huang
OPT Technical Director
 
215-746-1427
 
chinghu@pennmedicine.upenn.edu
 
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