Raymond Vahan Damadian

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Birthday
16, 1936
Birthplace
New York
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
16, 1936 (age 83)
Birthplace
New York

About

American doctor and inventor of the first Magnetic Resonance Scanning Machine. In 1977, He became the first person to carry out a full body scan of a human in order to diagnose cancer.

Before Fame

He earned a bachelor's degree in mathematics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1956 and an M.D. degree from Albert Einstein College in Medicine in 1960.

Trivia

He has been the recipient of many awards including a National Medal of Technology in 1988.

Family Life

He was born to an Armenian family in New York.

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