Phillips Neuroimaging Studies  Mood and Brain Lab


The Mood and Brain Lab is affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. We are located in the Oakland section of Pittsburgh in the Loeffler Building at 121 Meyran Ave. We can be contacted by email at fmristudies@upmc.edu or by phone on our research line at 412-383-5177.

Brain scans for  Phillips neuroimaging studies take place at the MR Research Center, located on the 8th floor of Presbyterian University Hospital.  The MR Research Center (MRRC) is a state of the art facility located on the 8th floor of Presbyterian University Hospital supporting an MR Research Program that includes 14 faculty and 14 support staff. The program is built around development and application of acquisition and image reconstruction schemes for clinical as well as research MRI studies. The Center opened September 1994 and has access to medical support facilities and staff. All scanners are equipped with MRI-compatible cardiac EKG equipment and blood oxygen monitors. The scanners are operated by registered MR Technologists. PALS-certified registered nursing personnel perform research subject safety screening and preparation.