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HST 563
Imaging Biophysics and Clinical Applications

Term: Spring

Course Director(s): Ciprian Catana, Robert L. Barry
Time:
TBD
Location:
TBD
Course Website:
None
Prerequisite:
(8.03 and 18.03) or permission of instructor
Restrictions:
None
MIT Units:
2-1-9 (G-Level Credit)
Harvard Units:
Unknown
Introduction to the connections and distinctions among various imaging modalities (x-ray, optical, ultrasound, MRI, PET, SPECT, EEG), common goals of biomedical imaging, broadly defined target of biomedical imaging, and the current practical and economic landscape of biomedical imaging research. Emphasis on applications of imaging research. Final project consists of student groups writing mock grant applications for biomedical imaging research project, modeled after an exploratory National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant application.