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The QIL has a new, joint patent pertinent to work on MR-based attention correction for PET/MRI.

A new patent has been issued regarding the technology to create MR-based attenuation correction methods for PET/MR.  Bryan Traughber MD, Melanie Kotys-Traughber PhD, and Ray Muzic PhD who represent Philips, University Hospitals, and Case Western are co-inventors of the joint IP.  The invention is being translated to clinical use through a 4-year, $3M NIH-funded grant (R01 CA196687 "Accurate MR-based PET Attenuation Correction for Quantitative Clinical Trials").