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The History, Physics, Applications and Future of Magnetic Resonance Imaging

MRI uses strong magnetic fields and short pulses of radiowaves to generate highly-detailed images of the body. Aberdeen played a major role in its development and the first patient ever to be diagnosed by MRI was scanned here in 1980.

Speaker
Professor David J. Lurie, PhD, FInstP, FIPEM
School of Medicine, Medical Sciences & Nutrition, University of Aberdeen

Synopsis
MRI uses strong magnetic fields and short pulses of radio waves to generate highly-detailed images of the body. Aberdeen played a major role in its development and the first patient ever to be diagnosed by MRI was scanned here in 1980. As well as discussing the history of MRI, this lecture will describe how the technique works, how it is used, and the new generation of MRI scanner currently being developed at the University of Aberdeen.

The talk will be followed by a visit to the newest prototype “Fast Field-Cycling” MRI scanner.

 

Venue
Room 218, Suttie Centre, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Foresterhill Rd, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD

Map
https://goo.gl/maps/orB1NGW9mhq

Parking is available as short walk away in the usual ARI parking on Foresterhill Road. There is no parking within the hospital site. There are several buses from town and county to ARI.

 

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Continuing Professional Development

This event can contribute towards your Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours as part of the IET's CPD monitoring scheme.

Time

29 Jan 2019

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Calendar
Add to Calendar 01/29/2019 18:00 01/29/2019 20:00 The History, Physics, Applications and Future of Magnetic Resonance Imaging MRI uses strong magnetic fields and short pulses of radiowaves to generate highly-detailed images of the body. Aberdeen played a major role in its development and the first patient ever to be diagnosed by MRI was scanned here in 1980. Foresterhill Health Campus, Foresterhill Rd, Aberdeen AB25 2ZN, United Kingdom

Organiser

Scotland North Local Network

Registration Information

Entry is free of charge and open to all but registration is required.

Location

Aberdeen Royal Infirmary

Foresterhill Road
Aberdeen
AB25 2ZD
United Kingdom

Programme

Refreshments at 6.00pm, talk starts at 6.30pm

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