TIMELINE of MRI
Dr.Damadian at scope

Dr. Damadian with his post-doctoral research fellows, L.Minkoff and M. Goldsmith, and first MR scanner, Indomitable...

Indomitable

Mink5 MRI Image
First MR scan (image) of the human body, a cross-section of Minkoff's chest near the level of T7/8. Completed 4:45 a.m., July 3, 1977

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Dr. Damadian makes original discovery that makes MR scanning possible   ...The team built Indomitable at Downstate in the former animal labs across from B5-302.