Small Animal Preclinical Imaging


INFINITY is the preclinical core imaging facility of Ghent University providing multi-modality imaging expertise. INFINITY houses a wide range of state-of-the-art preclinical imaging devices for non-invasive in vivo imaging of laboratory animals (rats and mice). INFINITY has collaborations with a variety of national and international research groups with distinct research domains as well as with industrial partners. The major research domains are quantitative multi-modality imaging for cancer research and the evaluation of pathophysiology in neurological, cardiovascular and hepatobiliary diseases.


Services and applications small animal preclinical imaging:




Magnetic resonance imaging





Micro-CT imaging





Micro-SPECT/CT





Micro-PET/CT imaging





Micro-Ultrasound imaging





Fluorescence and bioluminescence imaging





High-precision Radiotherapy





Autoradiography





Optogenetics




Cryosectioning of tissues




Animal learning systems