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Small Animal Imaging Facility

Director: E. James (Jim) Delikatny, PhD

The Small Animal Imaging Facility (SAIF) is the Abramson Cancer Center’s (ACC) Shared Resource that provides state-of-the-art instrumentation, renowned faculty and technical support staff with the expertise necessary to apply a broad range of imaging modalities to small animal models. The SAIF was formed in 2006 as an amalgamation of existing cores and equipment and has grown steadily in both available resources and usage since its founding. Supported modalities in the SAIF include magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), positron emission tomography (PET), computed tomography (CT), single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT), ultrasound imaging, photoacoustic imaging and optical/bioluminescence imaging. The Facility is Directed by Dr. Jim Delikatny, who has more than 25 years of experience in small animal imaging.


Director: Jim Delikatny, PhD (

Technical Director: Steve Pickup, PhD (

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