Biomedical Imaging Research Institute

The Cedars-Sinai Biomedical Imaging Research Institute (BIRI) is an interdisciplinary research program established in 2010 to develop and apply state-of-the-art imaging technologies to today’s most pressing translational research and clinical questions.

Cardiovascular Imaging Program

Advanced imaging technologies and techniques improve diagnosis of coronary artery disease by providing a comprehensive assessment of the heart.

Our Mission

Improve the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of diseases by developing novel medical imaging technology.

Research Areas and Collaborations

The collaborative nature of BIRI provides the opportunity to share discoveries and advance our imaging research.

The purpose of our research is early detection and personalized treatment of diseases.


Debiao Li, PhD

Karl Storz Chair in Minimally Invasive Surgery in Honor of George Berci, MD
Director, Biomedical Imaging Research Institute
Professor, Biomedical Sciences
Professor, Imaging

Featured News

Anthony Christodoulou, PhD, is a CMR2018 award recipient for his abstract, "Toward a Push-Button, Single-Scan Quantitative CMR Exam.

Membership in the Biomedical Imaging Research Institute (BIRI) serves to recognize significant contributions to Cedars-Sinai imaging research.

The Biomedical Imaging Research Institute conducts research studies to develop and validate novel imaging software and hardware.

The Biomedical Imaging Research Institute sponsors regular events and workshops that focus on translational research.

Outstanding achievement is the product of superior intellect and vision among our research project talent.

Imaging Core

State-of-the-art Multimodality Imaging Facility for the Basic and Clinical Research Community.

Have Questions or Need Help?

Contact us if you have questions, or wish to learn more about the Biomedical Imaging Research Institute.

Biomedical Imaging Research Institute
Pacific Theatres Building, Suite 400
116 N. Robertson Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048

Fax: 310-248-8682