History of Medicine
 
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Video Clips of Professor Roger Ordidge on YouTube

Nottingham University – imaging research with Peter Mansfield

Creating the world’s first Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) movie, 1982

The MRI Scanner – how it works

Magnetic Resonance Imaging – how it works: Fourier transform and use of contrast


Magnetic Resonance Imaging – how it works: gradient echoes and K space

Into industry - Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (1982-86) applied to body metabolism

Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (1982-86) – revealing tissue biochemistry


Nottingham - the Birdcage Coil


Scanning for birth defects

Tagging the blood

Inventions and patents

Detroit - applying MRI to visualise brain ischemia


Solving the problems of diffusion weighted imaging with navigator echo


Disappointments and successes


University College London – a new lab at Queen Square for Europe’s highest field magnet, 1994


High field magnets and the magnetic susceptibility of tissue


Imaging the brains of birth asphyxiated babies


A new MRI machine and 32-channel head coil


Cooling the brains of birth asphyxiated babies, and other projects


Reflections on a career - Lauterbur and Mansfield’s Nobel Prize

Not quite scientists


Highlights of my career