Imaging Rates

Please find attached the UBC MRI Research Centre Cancellation Policy COVID-19

Update (20200604): Effective as of April 1, 2020 our peer review funded project rates have increased, please see the statement from our director on July 8th, 2019

Situation Description Rate (CDN)
Standard Rate For most studies, including peer reviewed funded studies $550/hour
Industry Rate For industry-sponsored research Negotiated on an individual study basis with sponsor
Pilot Rate
  • Awarded when scanner time is required for testing MR protocols and  fMRI paradigms
  • Awarded for short studies to generate results to use for a funding application
maximum 3 hours
(requests over 3 hours will be considered by the committee)
Technical Development Time Awarded for developing MR sequences and protocols which expand the capabilities of the MR scanner No charge
MR Spectroscopy Analysis  The rate for this service will be dependent upon the complexity of the study Determined on an individual study basis
Data Processing SWI data processing $100 per subject
  • With more than 5 working days notice
  • With less than 5 working days notice, and each appointment slot not filled by either the researcher or the Imaging Centre staff
  • No charge
  • Each hour charged at applicable rate
Contrast Media Gadovist (gadobutrol) (Bayer Inc.) $75 per 7.5ml
Power Injector Syringe sets for Power Injector (Medrad) $30 per set