Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Imaging Research Core

Radiology Research MRI

The Imaging Research Core is leading the way toward a new frontier in medical technology. Our laboratories use state-of-the-art equipment and revolutionary scientific experiments to make strides towards early detection and treatment of cancer, neurological disorders, Alzheimer 's and vascular disease, among others.

Our cutting-edge research programs are making continuous advances in areas such as:

  • Macromolecule analysis
  • Cancer biomarker topological networking
  • Efficient drug delivery and targeting
  • Nanotechnology

These and many other Radiology-based research topics are vital to the Methodist mission of translating biological discoveries into effective solutions for preventive, predictive and personalized medical care.


Services Provided

  • A dedicated 3T MRI timeslot throughout the week only available for research
  • An online, transparent scheduling system for research scans
  • Medical physicists support
  • Allows human, preclinical, and phantom research studies


To schedule your imaging research scan, you would need to establish a user account on the online scheduler. Please contact Dr. Stephen Fung, M.D. for more information.