Ekam Imaging

Making Preclinical Imaging Translatable

Ekam Imaging Inc. is the leader in preclinical Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Founded in 2008 by Professor Craig Ferris, Ekam is the only CRO performing MRI on conscious subjects—the best possible method for insuring results that will translate to the clinic. Managed by CRO industry veterans, Ekam delivers these services with the turnaround times, quality assurance and reporting systems demanded by the world’s leading pharmaceutical and biotechnology firms.

Ekam is based in Boston at Northeastern University’s Center for Translational Neuro-Imaging. Our relationship with the university provides us with state-of-the-art instrumentation and a highly-skilled workforce. Our operating practices insure our clients a level of service and confidentiality not usually possible in a university setting.

Our combination of scientific leadership and service focus has made us the choice for preclinical MRI

What Makes EKAM IMAGING Different

Functional imaging in awake animals better mirrors human imaging studies (subjects are not anesthetized) helping to compare brain activation of integrated neural circuits across species

Accelerating Translational Research for Drug Discovery is being held Sept 18th in Boston on campus at Northeastern University and is guaranteed to be one of the best meetings of the fall.

Imaging Services

Ekam provides a complete suite of imaging services, in studies of both awake and anesthetized animals…

fMRI / phMRI

Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) provides a unique window into the brain…


In testing drugs for efficacy in the CNS areas of neurodegeneration and cognition…