The 9.4T/30cm MRI Facility was created as part of the basic sciences research within the Department of Radiology.  Our goal is to advance state of the art animal imaging technology at the anatomic and functional level.  Our research also serves as a resource for the development of clinical imaging techniques in the diagnostic medical field.  The goal of the Consortium is to facilitate inter-institutional collaboration between Academic Institutions within University of Chicago and Medical Center that can transfer this