1 thought on “Paul Lauterbur dies at age 77”

  1. UI-UC didn’t patent MRI?

    Lauterbur’s university decided not to file patent applications based on his work. “The company that was in charge of such applications decided that it would not repay the expense of getting a patent,” Lauterbur said in 2003. “That turned out not to be a spectacularly good decision.”

    Talk about losing a good source of revenue…

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