Research Imaging Core Center

RICC is the Research Imaging Core Center for multimodality in vivo imaging in clinical and pre-clinical cross-sectional and tracer research

The aims of RICC are cooperation and facilitation of clinical and pre-clinical imaging research. RICC offers a wide variety of imaging solutions based on top level expertise and state-of-the-art equipment.

RICC is located at the dept. Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, locations VUmc and AMC, and the dept. Biomedical Engineering and Physics of Amsterdam UMC, location AMC.

Below the different technologies of RICC are presented per location.

Location AMC

Pre- clinical
MRI (7T), SPECT, Ultrasound, Photo-accoustic imaging

RNG Research Office
Clinical: MRI (1.5, 3, 7T), CT, Ultrasound, X-ray, SPECT/CT, PET/CT, DEXA, Hotlabs, Hotcells.

Location VUmc

Research & Trial Office
Clinical: MRI (1.5, 3T), CT, Ultrasound, X-ray, SPECT/CT, PET/CT, PET/MRI, DEXA, Hotlabs, Hotcells, Cyclotron.
Pre-clinical: PET/MRI, PET/CT, Optical CT. 

For collaboration in research projects, please contact us via our contact form.

More information


Intranet (only for employees Amsterdam UMC)


Postal address:
RICC - Research Imaging Core Center
Afdeling Radiologie & Nucleaire Geneeskunde (RNG)
Locatie AMC - Postbus 22660, 1100 DD, Amsterdam
Locatie VUmc – Postbus 7057, 1007 MB, Amsterdam

Contact persons for general information:
Research coordinator: J.C. (Josien) Douw - van den Noort

Contact person per location:
Locatie AMC: A.J. (Aart) Nederveen
Locatie VUmc: prof.dr. G.A.M.S. (Guus) van Dongen

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