Analytical Research

Irradiator Facility


The facility in the Hollings Cancer Center consists of a JL Shepherd Model 143 137 Cesium irradiator. This equipment is designed to irradiate biological samples at variable doses. Adapters allow exposure for both tissue culture samples and small rodents. As of October 3rd, 2007, the irradiator produces an unshielded exposure rate of 235 rads/min (2.35Gy/min).       


Open to MUSC faculty, students and associated technical personnel. Contact Radiation Safety for approval at 843-792-4250.