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-PET/CT imaging

Micro-Ultrasound imaging

Fluorescence and bioluminescence imaging

High-precision Radiotherapy



Cryosectioning of tissues

Animal learning systems