The University of Saskatchewan is a member of the U15 group of Canadian Research Universities and home to over 50 researchers working in the area of musculoskeletal biology/health and related imaging.

Health Sciences

Our labs and offices are located within the B & D-Wings of the Academic Health Sciences Complex facility which houses Health Science researchers spanning the Colleges of Dentistry, Medicine, Physical Therapy, and Pharmacy and Nutrition

Canadian Light Source

USask is home to Canada’s national synchrotron radiation facility, the Canadian Light Source including the BioMedical Imaging and Therapy (BMIT) Facility, which we make extensive use of.

Core Lab Equipment:

  • High Resolution in vitro micro-CT (BRUKER MIcro-CT: SkyScan 1172)

  • Synchrotron Radiation micro-CT (SkyScan) located at the CLS

  • High Performance Computing for 3D Rendering and Analysis

  • Bone Histology Equipment

  • Tiling Microscope

Bone Imaging Equipment on Campus:

  • pQCT Scanner (XCT 2000)

  • HR pQCT Scanner (XtremeCT )

  • DXA Scanners