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2004 Bower Award for Business Leadership

Dr.Raymond V. Damadian

2004 Bower Award for Business Leadership - April 29, 2004 Benjamin Franklin Medal
Commentary by Raymond Damadian in the Philadelphia Inquirer "Finding resonance and magnetism in the past and the future"


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 29, 2004

Dr.Damadian receives The Benjamin Franklin Medal and The Bower Award for Business Leadership cited for his contribution to the origination of MR scanning. "In 1969 Raymond Damadian first proposed the idea of using nuclear magnetic resonance technology to scan the human body externally for early signs of malignancy. He went on to design and build the first MR scanner that produced the first human image in 1977."

2004 Bower Awards

The Franklin Institute
The Franklin Institute
Philadelphia, PA.

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