Imaging Rates

Machine Time Charges for different modalities:

Rates Effective 7/1/2016

ModalityRateNotes                                                 
9.4T MRI                                                      

$120/hour machine time

Plus staff support time $35/hour, if BRIC staff conduct the study                                 

1) Overnight scans from 7PM-8AM on samples or fixed animal tissue only charge for 2.5 hours of scan time and 0.5 hours of staff support. For samples that necessitate more than 13 hours overnight scanning, any additional hours will be charged with regular rate of $120/hour.

2) For weekend scans, please contact BRIC staff for details.

PET/CT

$120/hour machine time

Plus staff support time $35/hour, if BRIC staff conduct the study

1) There will be a charge for the radioisotope if not provided by the investigators; the charge will be the actual cost to purchase through the vendor plus 0.5 hours of staff support.

2) For F18-FDG, the standard dose is currently $145, but may vary.

SPECT/CT

$123/hour machine time

Plus staff support time $35/hour, if BRIC staff conduct the study

1) There will be a charge for the radioisotope if not provided by the investigators; the charge will be the actual cost to purchase through the vendor plus 0.5 hours of staff support.

Specimen Micro-CT

$47/hour machine time

Plus staff support time $35/hour, if BRIC staff conduct the study

1) Scan time per sample highly dependent on imaging protocol and sample size. Cost estimate can be requested prior to study initiation.

2) Image analysis can be requested with different analysis fees. Contact the SAI staff for analysis needs. 

Optical Imaging

$48/hour machine time

Plus staff support time $35/hour, if BRIC staff conduct the study

1) Rate are for IVIS-100, IVIS-Lumina, IVIS-Kinetic, and FMT-2500 systems.

Ultrasound Imaging

$50/hour machine time

Plus staff support time $35/hour, if BRIC staff conduct the study

1) Rate are for Vevo2100 System; one located in the Marsico Hall BRIC SAI facility (SB229) and the other located in the GMB Imaging Lab (UB61)
  • Rates might change without notice. Please contact  for best cost estimation, especially for grant submissions.
  • For non-UNC users please contact for rates