ICNAS is a multidisciplinar research institution of the University of Coimbra that applies the main medical imaging modalities in biomedicine, from basic science to pre-clinical and clinical applications. These are its core technological areas:
Positron Emission Tomography (PET)
Cyclotron and Radiochemistry
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
ICNAS has expertise in various fields that include medicine, biology, engineering, maths, physics, chemistry and informatics, among others. Specialized medical studies are made in neurology, cardiology and oncology. ICNAS activities include the development of new tracers and the study of new therapies and diagnostic methods.
ICNAS has now a new Clinical Research Unit (CRU2C) and hosts the Brainimaging core Infrastructure.