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Auburn University and Siemens sign research agreement for MRI Research Center

AUBURN – Auburn University and Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc. have announced the signing of a master research agreement for the establishment of the Auburn University Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Research Center.  The center, to be constructed in the Auburn University Research Park, brings together Auburn’s expertise in the areas of engineering, science, and pharmaceutics with Siemens’ expertise in magnetic resonance imaging.

The alliance with Siemens, one of the world’s largest suppliers to the healthcare industry, will advance Auburn University to the forefront of biomedical engineering and has the potential to bring lifesaving technologies to the citizens of Alabama and the region.  Examples of current and potential areas of MRI-related research include cognitive neuroscience, metabolic imaging, and pharmaceuticals, as well as research into diabetes and heart disease.

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