Focusing on advanced MRI techniques, innovative biological models, and novel therapeutic interventions, the mission of the University of Illinois at Chicago Department of Radiology is to support a culture of cutting-edge biomedical imaging research in an effort to advance medical care locally, regionally, and nationally. Leveraging our state-of-the-art imaging capabilities, modern laboratory and animal facilities, and multidisciplinary cross-functional team of investigators, the Department of Radiology has a solid track record for extramural funding, academic productivity, and mentorship, and offers an enriching scholarship environment for both faculty and trainees.