Raymond Damadian

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Raymond Vahan Damadian (March 16, 1936 – August 3, 2022) was an American physician and medical practitioner. He was known as the inventor of the first MR (magnetic resonance) scanning machine.[1][2][3] He was born in New York City. He received a National Medal of Technology in 1988 and was honored into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 1989.[4]

Damadian died on August 3, 2022 in Woodbury, New York at the age of 86.[5]

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  1. "Raymond V. Damadian". Lemelson-MIT. Archived from the original on November 8, 2016. Retrieved July 24, 2021.
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  3. Odeblad, E.; Lindstrom, G. (June 1, 1955). "Some Preliminary Observations on the Proton Magnetic Resonance in Biologic Samples". Acta Radiologica. Original Series, Volume 43 (6): 469–476. doi:10.1177/028418515504300606. ISSN 0284-1851.
  4. Raymond Damadian receives the National Medal of Technology in 1988 and is inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 1989.[dead link]
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