Radiology Image Processing Laboratory (RIPL)

The Radiology Image Processing Laboratory (RIPL) at UNM was established with the goal of facilitating translational research through the provision of state-of-the-art image processing tools for the intramural community. The laboratory is focused on quantitative image analysis and 3D printing for both preclinical and clinical research applications.

Radiology Image Processing Lab (RIPL)

  • Co-Registration
  • Segmentation
  • Region, Atlas and
  • Voxel-Based Analysis
  • Parametric mapping
  • (T1, T2, ADC, PET)
  • Volumetry and Morphometry
  • DCE MRI Analysis
  • Radiomic feature extraction
  • 3D Printing
  • 6 Performance Workstations with High-Resolution Displays
  • Commercial Software:
    • AMIRA, PMOD, Osirix MD, MIM, Vivoquant, MATLAB, IDL
  • Open-Source Software:
    • SPM, FSL, 3D Slicer, MIPAV, AFNI, Segment, FreeSurfer, PyRadiomics
  • 3D Printing
    • Printers: Markerbot Z18, Makerbot Replicator
    • Software: Mimics with Design Module
  • Data Management
    • ImageDrive
Image Processing $70.00 / hour
Facility Usage $15.00 / hour
3D printing price will depend
on the size of the print
($5.00 / hour x number of hours) + (Cost per gram of PLA $0.05 / gm x number of grams)

To request a quote:

Please email request with details to

RIPL Image Analysis Publications

McIlwrath, S. L.; Montera, M. A.; Gott, K. M.; Yang, Y.; Wilson, C. M.; Selwyn, R.; Westlund, K. N. Manganese-Enhanced Mri Reveals Changes Within Brain Anxiety and Aversion Circuitry in Rats with Chronic Neuropathic Pain- and Anxiety-Like Behaviors. Neuroimage 2020, 223, 117343–117343
DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2020.117343.