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MEDC057 Advanced Biomedical Imaging Techniques I

Module TitleMEDC0057 Advanced Biomedical Imaging Techniques I
Module Value15
Term Term 1
Short DescriptionThis module will introduce the challenges involved in preclinical imaging along with an overview of current preclinical imaging methods (Optical, Magnetic resonance imaging, Nuclear medicine, Ultrasound), followed by detailed discussion of their application in different organs.  A journal club focusing on established preclinical imaging techniques and their limitations will run in tandem with lectures and will include unassessed, but compulsory presentations.  
Module Aims and Objectives
  • To explain the challenges involved in preclinical imaging.
  • To provide an overview of current preclinical imaging methods (Optical, Magnetic resonance imaging, Nuclear medicine, Ultrasound).
  • To give detailed discussion of preclinical imaging application in different organs.
  • To provide a solid understanding of the literature through a journal club focusing on established preclinical imaging methods. 
Topics 
  • Challenges involved in preclinical imaging
  • An overview of current preclinical imaging methods (Optical, Magentic Resonance Imaging, Nuclear Medicine, Ultrasound)
  • Preclinical imaging application in different organs.
Assessment Details 
  • 50% SAQ Examination (one hour)
  • 50% MCQ Examination (one hour)
Module Tutor Dr Jack Wells, Dr Bernard Siow, Dr Peter Johnson