Siemens 3T TIM Trio MRI scanner, equipped with integrated fMRI paradigm presentation equipment, offering visual, auditory and olfactory stimulus delivery, with tactile and verbal feedback. The scanner and fMRI set-up have been designed to integrate seamlessly with other research MR scanners in South Carolina providing an excellent foundation for multi-center studies. The scanner operates with a 100% mandate for research use, as delineated in the state-approved certificate of need, and is covered by a master research agreement with Siemens Medical.
Please note that any use of the MUSC facilities in which a patient/subject is scanned for any reason outside of the standard of care should be classified as “Other Costs” under the NIH guidelines. “Patient Care Cost” is defined as any procedure/scan that is directly related to patient care and is deemed standard of care.