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Paul C. Lauterbur, a pioneer in the development of magnetic resonance imaging and a chemistry professor, was awarded the 2003 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. He shared the prize with Sir Peter Mansfield of the University of Nottingham in England. Mansfield was a research associate in the Department of Physics at Illinois from 1962-1964. They were lauded for seminal discoveries concerning the use of magnetic resonance to visualize different structures.

Jun 01, 2003
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