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The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details

Paul C. Lauterbur

Title: Professor, College of Medicine
Affiliation:   University of Illinois
    Urbana, Illinois 61801 USA
Gender:   Male

Year Deceased:   2007
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Award Discipline:   Physical Sciences
Award Year:   1987
Citation:   "For first proposing and demonstrating the use of nuclear magnetic resonance to form images, and for his continuing contributions to the development of this method for safely producing exquisitely detailed images of the interior of the body for use in medical research and clinical diagnosis."
    Presented by President Reagan at a White House Ceremony on June 25, 1987.
Medal of Technology recipient   Award Year 1988
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Nobel Laureate:   Physiology or Medicine, 2003

 

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