New MRI Equipment

Submitted by ub on Thu, 12/15/2011 - 17:03

Tomorrow morning, NYC Council Member James Vacca will join officials at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the installation of a highly advanced MRI machine at the Gruss Magnetic Resonance Research Center. Council Member Vacca allocated $2 million in City Council capital funds that helped Einstein purchase the new equipment, which will augment the research capabilities of the College of Medicine and enhance its efforts to develop improved understanding of a variety of diseases and disorders.

WHO: Council Member James Vacca

Allen M. Spiegel, M.D., the Marilyn and Stanley Katz Dean

Craig A. Branch, Ph.D., Director, Gruss Magnetic Resonance Research Center

WHAT: Ribbon-cutting for new MRI machine

WHEN: Friday, December 16, 2011 @ 11:30 AM

WHERE: Max & Sadie Lounge, Forchheimer Building, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx

MEDIA RSVP: Deirdre Branley, (718) 430-3101 /

Contacts: Jonathan Masserano (Vacca), (718) 931-1721 / (347) 621-8726

Deirdre Branley (Einstein), (718) 430-3101 / (347) 266-9204