MRI Timeline

1946 MR phenomenon - Bloch & Purcell
1952 Nobel Prize - Bloch & Purcell
1950NMR developed as analytical tool
1960
1970
1972 Computerized Tomography
1973 Backprojection MRI - Lauterbur
1975 Fourier Imaging - Ernst
1977 Echo-planar imaging - Mansfield
1980 FT MRI demonstrated - Edelstein
1986 Gradient Echo Imaging
NMR Microscope
1987 MR Angiography - Dumoulin
1991 Nobel Prize - Ernst
1992 Functional MRI
1994 Hyperpolarized 129Xe Imaging
2003 Nobel Prize - Lauterbur & Mansfield