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Gore tapped for prestigious lecture named for MRI co-inventor Lauterbur

Jun. 1, 2021—The relatively brief history of medical MRI is riddled with failed predictions, according to University Professor John Gore, founding director of the Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science. Bold statements about the optimal magnetic field and the limits of magnet strength were way off. In 1982 one researcher concluded MRI was useful for imaging the...

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Landman takes Outstanding Teacher Award for ISMRM talk

Sep. 16, 2014—Of all the professors who spoke during a recent International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine course, the crowd appreciated Vanderbilt Engineering’s Bennett Landman the most. Landman, assistant professor of electrical engineering, learned this week that he won the society’s Outstanding Teacher Award for his talk “Compressed Sensing for Fast Acquisition.” It was part of...

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Grissom receives foundation’s first 2014 external research award

Apr. 29, 2014—Will Grissom, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, has been awarded the first External Research Award of 2014 from the Focused Ultrasound Foundation for his project titled “MR Temperature Imaging Toolbox for Focused Ultrasound Neurosurgery.” The foundation’s External Awards Program provides funding for investigator-initiated clinical, pre-clinical, and early-stage research projects through a competitive peer-reviewed application process....

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