MD Anderson Cancer Center - UTHealth
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

GS02 1083 Biological and Biophysical Principles of Molecular Imaging

Millward, Steven. Three semester hours. Spring, annually. Grading System: Letter Grade. Prerequisites: Undergraduate Biochemistry and Cell Biology. Audit permitted.

This course will provide an introduction to pre-clinical and clinical molecular imaging modalities as well as the biochemical principles that govern contrast agent design and function.  Topics include optical imaging, bioluminescence imaging, PET, SPECT, CT, MRI, MRS, photoacoustic imaging, and radiomics.  The goal of the course is to provide students with the concepts and techniques necessary to integrate pre-clinical imaging, cell biology, and biochemistry into their own research and the intellectual foundation for a career in molecular imaging research. 

Course Outline Biological and Biophysical Principles of Molecular Imaging