Seminar. 'Making the Human Body Transparent: The Impact of N.M.R. and M.R.I.'

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Sub-series consists of papers, correspondence, photographs and cassette tapes related to the seminar on "Making the Human Body Transparent: The Impact of N.M.R. and M.R.I.", which was held at the Wellcome Institute on 2 July 1996. The seminar was part of the Wellcome Witnesses to Twentieth Century Medicine meetings also known as the Witness Seminars. The transcript of this seminar was published with three other seminars in Volume 2 of the Witness Seminar series, E.M. Tansey, D.A. Christie, L.A. Reynolds (editors), Making the Human Body Transparent: The Impact of N.M.R. and M.R.I.; Research in General Practice; Drugs in Psychiatric Practice; The M.R.C. Common Cold Unit, (London: Wellcome Trust, 1998).

The participants for the seminar were; Professor Raymond Andrew; Professor John Mallard; Sir Christopher Booth; Professor Sir Peter Mansfield; Professor Graeme Bydder; Professor George Radda; Professor David Delpy; Professor Osmund Reynolds; Professor David Gadian; Professor Sir Rex Richards; Dr John Galloway; Professor Robert Steiner (Chair); Professor John Griffiths; Dr Paul Tofts; Mr Gordon Higson; Professor Tom Treasure; Professor Sir Godfrey Hounsfield; Professor Sir Martin Wood; Professor Ian Isherwood; Professor Brian Worthington; Professor Donald Longmore; Professor Ian Young.

The organiser of the meeting was Dr Tilli Tansey and the editors of the published transcript were D.A. Christie and E.M. Tansey.

Others present at the meeting and apologies: Dr Francis Doyle, Dr Peter; Luyten, Sir John Maddox, Professor Roger Ordidge, Dr Frank Smith, Sir Derek Roberts.



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