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A Machine Called Indomitable : The Remarkable Story of a Scientist's Inspiration, Invention, and Medical Breakthrough by Sonny Kleinfield

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THREE

WELCOME BIOLOGISTS was the message on the billboards, and it was duly noted by the procession of cars filing into the city. Welcome they should be. The biologists would occupy virtually every hotel room, fill up all the tables in the restaurants. It was April 1969 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. It was cold, spitty weather—a fact of little significance to the members of the Federation of American Societies of Experimental Biology, who had converged on this seaside resort for the group’s annual convention. Damadian was one of the hundreds who drove past the welcoming signs. He was looking forward to the convocation, since it offered an opportunity to discuss his current work with fellow researchers, to swap thoughts and gossip. And indeed, ...

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