University of Chicago Medicine and Biological Sciences

The installation of the University of Chicago’s cyclotron and research facility is near completion. Placed in the subbasement of Mitchell Hospital, this device will advance the University of Chicago’s work in metabolic imaging, facilitating an earlier and more specific diagnosis resulting in a more rapid and effective treatment for illnesses. The University of Chicago Medical Center will be the only academic medical institution in Illinois with a cyclotron facility. Here is a video link that highlights the epic three-day journey of the cyclotron through the hospital tunnel into the final location:

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