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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

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

Nobel Laureate:

Physiology or Medicine, 2003

 

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