James B. Aguayo-Martel
(15 1955 - )
Mexican-American surgeon and ophthalmologist , whose career includes leading a research team to develop Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Microscopy, a technique for non-invasively obtaining microscopic three-dimensional images of living objects at the cellular level. In particular, he used the MR microscope to study the eye.
Science Quotes by James B. Aguayo-Martel (1 quote)
With NMR we dont touch the cell at all. We can follow it through time, watch its development.
— James B. Aguayo-Martel
Describing the benefits of the newly developed nuclear magnetic resonance imaging microscope. As quoted in L. Davis, 'Seeing the Cell and Letting it Live', Science News (19 Jul 1986), 130, No. 3, 39. Reference to Letter, James B. Aguayo, et al.,'Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging of a Single Cell', Nature (10 Jul 1986), 322, 190191, which announced the first NMR images of a single cell.