Course Catalog » Biomedical Imaging 270

Subject: Biomedical Imaging
Course Number: 270
Course Title: Cancer Imaging
Units: 3
School: Graduate Division
Department: Biomedical Imaging Program

Course Description: The course will build on the basics taught in the core imaging courses and address the application of imaging methods to inform on cancer. Biological aspects of the disease that lend themselves to anatomic, functional, metabolic and molecular imaging will be presented. The use of established and emerging approaches to image cancer in cell, tissue and animal models will be taught . Major cancer types and the imaging methods commonly used in the clinic will then be introduced by UCSF clinicians.
Prerequisites: Principles of MR Imaging (BI 201) Physical Principles of CT, PET and SPECT (BI 202) Imaging Probes for Nuclear and Optical Imaging (BI 203) Principles of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Ultasound (BI 204)
Restrictions: None
Activities: Direct - Lecture, Student - Lecture

Instructor of Record: M. Evans
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Spring
Course Grading Convention: Letter Grade
Graduate Division course: Yes
Is this a web-based online course? No
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
Repeat course for credit? No