Civitan International Neuroimaging Laboratory

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Civitan International Neuroimaging Laboratory

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The Civitan International Neuroimaging Laboratory (CINL) is located on the first floor of UAB Highlands Hospital in a newly renovated 5000 sq. ft. suite. It houses a research dedicated Siemens Prisma 3T whole body scanner for structural and functional brain and body imaging, MRI preparation rooms and interview rooms for pre- and post-scan patient monitoring and testing, and a fully-equipped experimental suite for behavioral and physiological recording. Reseach equipment is housed in a dedicated room adjacent to the scanner room with a dedicated research penitration panel. Adjacent to the laboratory are offices and workspace for students, staff, and faculty. 

The Siemens MAGNETOM Prisma MRI Scanner offers a 3T whole body MRI platform for the highest quality MRI research. Its design delivers maximum performance under prolonged high-strain conditions. Unmatched 3T full body magnet homogeneity, XR 80/200 gradient coil, parallel transmit architecture for shaped excitation and B0 shimming, and at-the-scanner 64 channel receiver architecture. UAB’s Prisma is configured for neuroimaging with a 64 channel neuro coil and spectroshim spectroscopy shimming hardware.