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Raymond Vahan Damadian - Awards and Honors - Nobel Prize Controversy
... Although Nobel rules allow for the award to be shared by up to three recipients, Damadian was not given the prize ... for the MRI for so long due to debate over Damadian's role in its development ... Damadian said that credit should go to "me, and then Lauterbur," and Lauterbur felt that only he should get credit ...
Raymond Vahan Damadian
... Raymond Vahan Damadian (born March 16, 1936, NY USA) is an Armenian-American medical practitioner and inventor of the first MR (Magnetic Resonance ... Damadian discovered that tumors and normal tissue can be distinguished in vivo by nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) because of their relaxation times ... Damadian was the first to perform a full body scan of a human being in 1977 to diagnose cancer ...
Mihran Damadian
... Mihran Damadian (1863, Constantinople – 1945) was an Armenian freedom fighter, political activist, writer and teacher ... Mihran Damadian was a notable Hunchak (and subsequently a Reformed Hunchak which became known as Ramgavar) activist ...
Raymond Vahan Damadian - Biography - Fonar Corporation
... In 1978, Damadian formed his own company, Fonar (which stood for "field focused nuclear magnetic resonance"), for the production of MRI scanners, and in 1980, he produced the first ... Damadian's "focused field" technology proved less effective than Lauterbur's gradient approach ... Fonar eventually abandoned Damadian's technique in favour of the methods adopted by Lauterbur and Mansfield ...
Raymond Vahan Damadian - Awards and Honors
... Damadian received a National Medal of Technology in 1988 and was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 1989 ... bestowed its $100,000 Lifetime Achievement Award on Damadian as "the man who invented the MRI scanner." The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia gave its recognition of Damadian's ...