University of Missouri

Brain Imaging Center
Department of Psychologial Science

About Us

  • Brain Imaging Center
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The Brain Imaging Center (BIC) is a Magnetic Resonance (MR) Research Facility located on the University of Missouri-Columbia Campus. The center is affiliated with the Department of Psychological Sciences. The centerpiece of the BIC is an 8-channel Siemens TIM Trio 3 Tesla MR System and supporting hardware and software necessary for a wide variety of research applications including whole body both imaging and NMR spectroscopy. The BIC was established in 2008 and provides support for human and large animal MR research to MU and external investigators on a fee-for-service basis. A licensed MR Technologist is available to operate the scanner. An MR Physicist is available for assistance with protocol optimization, hardware and software testing, pulse sequence customization and implementation, and data reconstruction and analysis support.