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Paul Christian Lauterbur
Birth: May 6, 1929
Sidney
Shelby County
Ohio, USA
Death: Mar. 27, 2007
Urbana
Champaign County
Illinois, USA

Inventor. Known as "the father of MRI," he was a chemist who made the development of magnetic-resonace-imaging possible. In 2003, he and physicist Sir Peter Mansfield were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. The MRI technique gives physicians the ability to look inside the human body without using harmful radiation. It is valuable for imaging the brain and spinal cord, monitoring the progress of diseases and assessing damage to knees and joints. More than 60 million MRI examinations are performed every year. He is also a member of the Inventors Hall of Fame. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Graceland Cemetery
Sidney
Shelby County
Ohio, USA
 
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Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Mar 30, 2007
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Paul Christian Lauterbur
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