Image Analysis and Data Management


The Biomedical Imaging Resource (BIR) Core offers a wide variety of services, tools, technologies and expertise related to image analysis and image data management.

The core has experience working with a broad range of clients, and tailors its image analysis and data management services to a client's particular needs. Investigators using the BIR Core have varying image analysis requirements (from a few images to many 3-D data sets) and are conducting many types of studies (from cross-sectional population studies to multiple time point longitudinal studies).


Data management services

  • Data storage (in excess of 30 terabytes)
  • Redundant data (including RAID array technology and routine backup procedures)
  • Digital data to physical media (CD, DVD, Blu-ray, HDD)
  • DICOM database management
  • SharePoint work sites
  • Thin provisioning of resources (so clients pay for only what they need)

Data distribution services

  • Anonymization
  • Multisite secure transmission of data
  • Publication and presentation content based on analyzed image data
  • Renderings (2-D images of 3-D data sets)
  • Virtual and physical 3-D models

Image analysis services

  • Analysis of 2-D and 3-D images (including area, volume and other measures)
  • Multiple time point comparisons
  • Work flow and work list management
  • Tools and support for analysis performed directly by investigators
  • Automated and semiautomated tools for custom analysis


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