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Model Imaging and Tomotherapy Facility

The new Model Imaging and Tomotherapy Facility offers researchers at the University of Rochester access to a Small Animal Radiation Research Platform (SARRP, Xstrahl) which allows delivery of radiation therapy protocols to animal models of human tumors. Its applications include:

  • Immunology
  • Normal tissue injury
  • Pre-clinical tumor studies
  • Pre-clinical drug efficacy and toxicity studies
  • Immuno-oncology
  • Stem cell therapy
  • Genomics

These resources are open to all laboratories/researchers at the University of Rochester. Wilmot Cancer Institute members receive priority for use, as well as discounted pricing.

Training is required and will be provided by appointment. For more information about this resource or to schedule training contact Carl Johnston, Ph.D..