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CTI (formally CAMRI) was created by Northwestern Radiology in Fall 2002 to promote imaging research at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine. The primary research focus of CTI is cardiovascular imaging, neuroimaging and small animal imaging.

CTI occupies a 9,000 square foot space in the basement of the Olson building that houses state-of-the-art Skyra 3.0 Tesla, two Tim Trio 3.0 Tesla and 1.5 Tesla Siemens Medical MR scanners and a 7.0 Tesla Bruker scanner. There is also a Siemens C-ARM angiographic system, a Nexstim Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) machine and an MR simulator system that can be used to train or acclimate subjects to the magnet environment.

CTI operations are overseen by a dedicated research staff. We assist new investigators in getting started and add our imaging expertise to any project. We have fully trained MR technologists and can provide assistance with scanner operations, setup and troubleshooting. Nursing support is also provided for studies that require monitoring or contrast agent administration. Please contact us for technical assistance with protocols, equipment or imaging equipment: