MRI Pilot Awards 

The MRI Unit and Operating committee are now accepting applications for a new round of pilot awards. Please download the application and criteria here.

Applications should be emailed to as soon as possible. 


Scanner Upgrade

The  NYSPI MRI Research program is has finalized the upgrade to the GE SIGNA Premier which has brought with it a host of new improvements, including but not limited to: increased gradient coil performance, native multiband sequence support from GE with online near realtime reconstruction, as well as a wider 70cm bore and a new 48-Channel High Resolution head imaging coil.

We are currently scheduling select studies for TBD, and new studies for TBD. Please contact Joe Figliolia for details.*

*Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, ongoing MRI research data acquisition has been ramped down and paused until further notice. We will update PIs as more information becomes available.  

Technical information about the upgraded hardware can be found on our upgrade information page

Please see our sequences and protocols information page for a list of protocols and sequences for which we provide full support and troubleshooting