Text: Small Aninal Imaging Facility


The Small Animal Imaging Facility at LSU Health Shreveport provides state of the art noninvasive imaging support to investigators who use small animal models in their research.

Located on the 9th floor of the Medical School building inside the Small Animal Facility in room 9-347, the SAIF currently provides a spectrum of imaging modalities including:

  • Optical imaging (bioluminescence and fluorescence imaging)
  • X-ray imaging
  • Computed tomography (CT)
  • Positron emission tomography (PET)

The Small Animal Imaging Facility provides imaging support services for investigators including:

  • Assistance in experimental design
  • Conducting animal studies including anesthetization and imaging acquisition
  • Processing and interpreting imaging data

Please acknowledge in your publications, the use of the LSUHS Small Animal Imaging Facility, using our Research Resource Identifier (RRID): RRID:SCR_024777 

More information available at the following link:  https://www.lsuhs.edu/posts-default-page/~board/inside-news/post/rrid

Contact Us

Hugh "Chip" Price, DVM
Director, Small Animal Imaging Facility

Lucia Solitro, RRT
Imaging Technician

Office:  (318) 675-5200
Lab:  (318) 675-4293