VUMC Radiation Oncology Research Irradiator Shared Resource

Overview of Services

The VUMC Radiation Oncology Research Irradiator Shared Resource can be used to irradiate biological and non-biological materials. Additionally, it can be used to sterilize equipment. Users must be approved to use the secure facility. Please contact the VEHS Radiation Safety team or Dr. Mike Freeman for additional details.


Michael L. Freeman, Ph.D.

For general questions, email or call (615) 322-3606. 

Hours of operation


Facility open 24/7    

Secure facility. Only approved users can access. 

Links and Resources


Billing Number Activation

 VUMC Investigators with VUMC center numbers:
  All VUMC billing numbers are activated in iLab via a nightly feed from Workday. Grant Worktags are auto-assigned to the PI's lab group. All other funds (Cost Centers, Gift or Program Worktags) must be claimed within the PI's Lab Group.
 VU Investigators with VU CoA or POET numbers:
  VU users will manage the VU billing numbers via the webform on the VUMC Office of Research website
 Vanderbilt Investigators with VA (Veteran Affairs) funding: 
  Contact the VUMC Office of Research at to request access to your VA funding.  All investigators with VA funding are assigned a VA billing number (999999xxxx). The VUMC Office of Research manages VA billing numbers in coordination with the VA Research Administration.