February 22, 2021: Whole-body (95 mT/m) gradients still in customs in New York, expected to arrive at the Kirby Center on March 1, 2020.
February 10, 2021: After two years of testing and optimization Philips Healthcare in Best, the Netherlands, ships the first set of whole-body (95 mT/m) gradients to the F.M. Kirby Research Center for installation in the 3T Elition. It will be the first Elition RX system in the world.
November, 2020: Research collaboration between the F.M. Kirby Center and the Alzheimer’s Research Center at Johns Hopkins shows that quantitative susceptibility mapping in MRI and PET indicates that elevated cerebral iron load is related to lower cognitive performance independent of β-amyloid among cognitively normal older adults.