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Queen's University

Centre for Neuroscience Studies

Queen's MRI Facility


This new state-of-the-art interdisciplinary research facility houses a Siemens 3 Tesla whole-body MRI and supports research spanning the physical, biological and medical sciences.

The MRI Facility is open to all peer-reviewed grant funded scientific investigators who have obtained appropriate Ethics approval. Access is subject to the approval of the Facility Management Committee.

The direct extension for the MRI facility is 613-533-2811 (x32811 internal).  The facility is directed by Dr. Patrick Stroman (613-533-3245) and operated by MR Research Associate Donald Brien (613-533-2811 or 613-533-6000 ext. 75031).

Details of the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) are provided, as well as template forms for submitting a protocol for review by the Facility Management Committee and for assistance with preparing ethics protocols.

To obtain approval to access the facility all users must attend an MR Safety Training session, read all Facility SOPs and sign the SOP Compliance Statement (DOC 27.5KB), and complete a Safety Checklist (PDF 21KB).

To obtain approval to use the Facility for research please submit a brief proposal using the “FMC Protocol Template" (DOC 34.5KB) along with a PDF copy of your human ethics submission to Dr. Patrick Stroman (as outlined in SOP 04 - New Protocols and Ethics Procedure). Once you are notified of approval, please contact the MR Technologist for scheduling.


Last Modified 2015-02-17

Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6. 613.533.2000