Preclinical Imaging Subcore

Specific Aim: To develop, implement, optimize, and validate quantitative surrogate biomarkers of gastrointestinal disease to support preclinical research
Core Services:
  • To provide non-invasive imaging metrics of digestive disease initiation, progression and treatment response to VDDRC investigators
  • To facilitate and foster collaborations between VDDRC members and expert imaging scientists by developing cutting edge imaging tools to address important problems in digestive disease research
  • To provide support for imaging data analysis customized to project specific applications, including co-registration and integration of multiple imaging modalities, histology and imaging mass spectrometry