PET-CT

The Melbourne Brain Centre Imaging Unit currently houses a state-of-the-art Siemens combined Positron Emission Tomography/ Computerised X-ray Tomography (PET/CT) system for scanning the human brain and body. Radio-pharmaceuticals can be scanned in order to study tissue function and metabolism and novel biomarkers are being used to study brain disorders such as Alzheimer's disease. The system can perform time of flight measurements, has an extended field of view PET with 128 slice CT. This is a world class/ state of the art piece of equipment.

For further information on this facility please contact

Rob Williams
Research Technologist
Phone: +61 3 9035 8217
Email: williams.r@unimelb.edu.au