Arthritis imaging gets scanner boost

The University of Queensland has just acquired a powerful scanner that has the potential to revolutionise imaging research in Australia. 

Siemens Healthcare MAGNETOM 7T scanner’s ultra-high field strength can measure tissue metabolism non-invasively at a spatial resolution not previously possible, a press release from the University said.

Head of the Centre for Advanced Imaging Director Professor David Reutens said the  $11m 7T scanner provided unprecedented opportunities for imaging research in Australia.

“It will benefit important research programs into