Preclinical Imaging Facility

Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre


Ms. Carleen Cullinane

(613) 9656 1275

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Post author: Dr Carleen Cullinane. Last update: 01/09/2016 at 12:25 pm by Dr Carleen Cullinane.

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The facility has extensive capabilities in preclinical imaging with a focus on positron emission tomography. PET resources include a small PET scanner, on-site radiotracer production, fully trained staff and a dedicated animal house.

Other infrastructure:

  • Dedicated animal facility.
  • Radiochemistry laboratory with capability for synthesis of multiple PET tracers.
  • Cryomacrotome for whole body sectioning of mice
  • High resolution digital autoradiography (Biospace MicroImager and BetaImager)
  • Bioluminescence Imaging system (IVIS Lumina II)
  • Small animal Ultrasound (Vevo 770, Visual Sonics)
  • Fluorescence Imaging system (CRi, Maestro 2)

Access by:

  • Research collaboration.
  • Fee for service.



Know how:

  • Expertise in preclinical PET imaging
  • Dedicated staff (animal handling, scanning, radiotracer production).
  • Preclinical bioluminescence, fluorescence and ultrasound imaging

Expertise:Availability of technical support:

  • Support for experimental design is available.
  • Support for instrument use is available.

Ms. Carleen Cullinane

Ms. Carleen Cullinane

Facility Manager at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, .

P: (613) 9656 1275 | Email |

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Type: Core facility in a research organisation
Discipline areas: Biological Science
Precinct: Central
Affiliations: Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Biological Science categories: Animal services, In-vivo imaging, PET, Small animal