Physics in Medical Research: From Atoms to Cells

Lecture HS 2017
Fri, 13-15
ETH Zurich, HCI H 8.1

Schedule

September 22 Aim of the lecture series - Nanotechnology for human health, Tutorial 1
September 29 Preparation of ideal surfaces: The skin of crystals, Tutorial 2
October 6 Tailoring nanostructures: Island density and island size distribution, Tutorial 3
October 13 Island shapes: Quantification and related atomic processes, Tutorial 4
October 20 Strain-relieving defect structures during heteroepitaxial growth, Tutorial 5
October 27 Diffraction to evaluate nanostructures on surfaces, Tutorial 6
November 3 Electron diffraction - Electron energy loss spectroscopy, Tutorial 7
November 17 Visualization of the human body down to the atomic level, Tutorial 8
November 24 Interactions of visible light with nanostructures (nanophotonics)
December 1 Physical methods in cell biology and beyond
December 8 Mechanics of the cell and cell-materials interactions
December 15 Smart materials for nanomedicine
December 22 Using physics to understand the human body down to the nanometer scale: Overview and repetition

Physics in Medical Research: From Humans to Cells

Lecture FS 2017
Fri 14-16
ETH Zurich, HIT F12

Schedule

February 24 Introduction: Imaging the human body down to individual cells, Tutorial 1, Solution 1
March 3 Development of artificial muscles, Tutorial 2, Solution 2
March 10 X-ray-based computed tomography in clinics and related medical research, Tutorial 3, Solution 3
March 17 High-resolution micro computed tomography, Tutorial 4, Solution 4
March 24 Phase tomography using hard X-rays in biomedical research, Tutorial 5
March 31 Metal-based implants and scaffolds, Tutorial 6, Solution 6
April 7 Natural and synthetic ceramics for implants and regenerative medicine, Tutorial 7, Solution 7
April 28 Biomedical simulations, Tutorial 8, Solution 8
May 5 Polymers for medical implants, Tutorial 9, Solution 9
May 12 From open surgery to non-invasive interventions - Physical approaches in medical imaging, Tutorial 10, Solution 10
May 19 Dental research, Tutorial 11, Solution 11
May 26 Focused Ultrasound and its clinical use, Tutorial 12
June 2 Applying physics in medicine: Benefitting patients, Tutorial 13, Solution 13


Physics in Medical Research: From Atoms to Cells

Lecture HS 2016
Fri 13-15
ETH Zurich, HCI H8.1

Schedule

September 23 Physics in Medical Research: From atoms to cells Nanoscience and nanotechnology for human health, Tutorial 1, Solution 1
September 30 Scanning probe microscopy of organic nanostructures, Tutorial 2
October 7 The skin of crystals, Tutorial 3, Solution 3
October 14 Interactions of light with thin film nanostructures, Tutorial 4
October 21 Visualization of the human body down to the atomic level, Tutorial 5, Solution 5
October 28 X-ray scattering to characterize soft matter, Tutorial 6
November 4 Tailoring nanostructures: Island density and island size distribution, Tutorial 7, Solution 7
November 11 Physical methods in cell biology, Tutorial 8, Solution 8
November 18 Island shapes: Quantification and related atomic processes, Tutorial 9, Solution 9
November 25 Strain-relieving defect structures during heteroepitaxial growth, Tutorial 10, Solution 10
December 2 Diffraction to evaluate nanostructures on surfaces, Tutorial 11, Solution 11
December 9 Electron diffraction - Electron energy loss spectroscopy, Tutorial 12, Solution 12
December 16 The mechanics of the cell and cell-materials interactions, Tutorial 13
December 23 Engineering NiTi for smart implants, Using physics to understand the human body down tothe nanometer scale

Physics in Medical Research: From Humans to Cells

Lecture FS 2016
Fri 14-16
ETH Zurich, HIT F12

Schedule

February 26 Introduction: Imaging the human body down to individual cells, Tutorial 1, Solution 1
March 4 Focused ultra-sound and its clinical use, Tutorial 2, Solution 2
March 11 X-ray-based computed tomography in clinics and medical research, Tutorial 3, Solution 3
March 18 High-resolution micro computed tomography, Tutorial 4, Solution 4
April 8 Metallic medical implants and scaffolds for tissue engineering, Tutorial 5, Solution 5
April 15 Natural and synthetic ceramics for implants and regenerative medicine, Tutorial 6, Solution 6
April 22 Polymers for medical implants, Tutorial 7, Solution 7
April 29 Proton therapy, Tutorial 8, Solution 8
May 6 Development of artificial muscles, Tutorial 9, Solution 9
May 13 Prerequisites for minimally invasive interventions, Tutorial 10, Solution 10
May 20 Biomedical simulations, Tutorial 11, Solution 11
May 27 Dental research, Tutorial 12, Solution 12
June 3 Applying physics in medicine: Benefitting patients, Tutorial 13, Solution 13