News | July 19, 2007

GE Healthcare Opens China’s First MR Application Academy

July 20, 2007 - GE Healthcare announced today that it has co-founded and opened China’s first MR application academy in Shanghai, with the Chinese Society of Radiology and the Chinese Society of Imaging Technology, to provide a platform to help meet the demand for training brought on by the rapid adoption of Magnetic Resonance (MR) technology throughout China.

The Academy will focus on advancing MR clinical application in China and promote research utilizing the technique. In addition, much attention will be paid to its applications among the Chinese research and academic community, teaching hospitals, medical schools and universities. The Academy will also provide essential professional training for MRI technicians, physicians and research scientists. Located at the GE China Technology Center, it comprises the MR Education Center China (MRECC), the Sino-US MR Physics Center and the Sino-US MR Molecular Imaging Center.

For more information: www.gehealthcare.com

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