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About the IRC

The Imaging Research Centre (IRC) at St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton provides the research community with access to cutting-edge imaging technology. Staffed with highly trained personnel, the IRC conducts research spanning from basic science to clinical trials.

The IRC is home to a state-of-the-art, research-dedicated 3T MRI scanner, as well as a PET/CT scanner that is used clinically and for research.

The IRC serves as a nexus of imaging expertise, collaborating with researchers from across Hamilton and southern Ontario.

Getting Started

Do you have an MRI or PET research project and would like to use the IRC? Please complete the appropriate online intake form to tell us about your research:

See Related Resources below for IRC pricing information. For more information, please contact Norm Konyer (, 905-522-1155 ext. 34111.

 IRC Scheduler

Important: Please note that the availability of parking garages at St. Joe's has changed as of Nov. 2, 2023. Updated parking information is available below. Please plan your trip accordingly.

Directions to the Imaging Research Centre at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton (effective November 2, 2023):


Imaging Research Centre
Fontbonne Building, Room F126
301 James Street South, Hamilton, ON

905-522-1155 ext. 35180


Visitor parking can be accessed via St. Joseph’s Drive. See map below or download the directions PDF.

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Related Resources: IRC


Imaging Research Centre (IRC) – Directions

A PDF showing the directions to the Imaging Research Centre (IRC)


Imaging Research Centre (IRC) – Pricing

A PDF listing the pricing for the Imaging Research Centre (IRC) MRI.


Talk to one of our contacts for more information.

Norm Konyer
Senior Scientific Research Officer, Imaging Research Centre
Phone: 905-522-1155 ext. 34111