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Auburn University and East Alabama Medical Center partner to provide cutting-edge MRI

AUBURN – Two of the area’s largest employers have teamed up to provide citizens in east Alabama with the latest in magnetic resonance imaging technology. East Alabama Medical Center and Auburn University have partnered to bring a 3-Tesla MRI, the most powerful unit currently cleared for clinical use with humans, to Auburn.

“We have always enjoyed a great relationship with the university, but I feel like this joint venture has taken that connection to a new level,” EAMC president Terry Andrus said. “It’s exciting to know that we can use the MRI during the day to help diagnose the medical needs of our patients and then Auburn can use it at night to work on research that will help improve future medical care.”

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