PTRP benefits from access to specialized equipment that is part of the Center for Biomolecular Imaging (CBI) at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. The Center advances clinical and basic sciences research with the best in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), positron emission tomography (PET) and computed tomography (CT) technology dedicated to animal and human research. Expanded scanning capabilities located at PTRP support pre-clinical research studies.
The Center develops software utilizing integrated imaging techniques and goes beyond imaging the anatomy to capturing physiologic (functioning) and molecular imaging. This better equips advanced research activities in such areas as cancer, brain disorders and heart disease. Various imaging modalities provide valuable data in the investigation of disease to ensure the best remedy and course of action.