Physics in Medical Research: From Humans to Cells

Lecture FS 2021
Fri 14-16 (start 13:45) plus tutorial 16-17
ETH Zurich, HIT K52 (until Easter via zoom)

Schedule

February 26 Physics in Medical Research: From humans to cells - introduction and overview, Tutorial 1, video lecture
March 5 X-ray-based computed tomography in clinics and related medical research, Tutorial 2, video lecture
March 12 Hard X-ray tomography with micrometer resolution, Tutorial 3, video lecture
March 19 Phase tomography using hard X rays, Tutorial 4, video lecture
March 26 Quantitative evaluation of medically relevant, three-dimensional data, Tutorial 5, video lecture
April 16 From open surgery to non-invasive interventions, Physical approaches in medical imaging, Tutorial 6, video lecture
April 23 Metal-based implants and scaffolds, Tutorial 7, video lecture
April 30 Natural and synthetic ceramics for implants and regenerative medicine, Tutorial 8, video lecture
May 7 Polymers for medical implants, Tutorial 9, video lecture
May 14 Biomedical simulations, Tutorial 10, video lecture
May 21 Focused ultra-sound and related clinical applications
May 28 Artificial muscles for incontinence treatment
June 4 Applying physics in medicine: Benefitting patients

Physics in Medical Research: From Atoms to Cells

Lecture HS 2020
Fri, 14-17
ETH Zurich, HCI H 8.1

Schedule

September 18 Aim of the lecture series - Nanotechnology for human health, Tutorial 1, video lecture, Solution 1
September 25 Prerequisites to study the skin of crystals, Tutorial 2, video lecture, Solution 2
October 2 Tailoring nanostructures: Island density and island size distribution, Tutorial 3, video lecture, Solution 3
October 9 Island shapes: Quantification and related atomic processes, Tutorial 4, video lecture, Solution 4
October 16 Strain-relieving defect structures during heteroepitaxial growth, Tutorial 5, video lecture, Solution 5
October 23 Nanostructures on polymer surfaces, Tutorial 6, video lecture, Solution 6
October 30 Diffraction to evaluate nanostructures on surfaces, Tutorial 7, video lecture, Solution 7
November 6 Combination of electron diffraction and electron energy loss spectroscopy, Tutorial 8, video lecture, Solution 8
November 13 Visualization of the human body down to the atomic level using hard X-rays, Tutorial 9, video lecture, Solution 9
November 20 Interactions of visible light with nanostructures (nanophotonics), Tutorial 10, video lecture, Solution 10
November 27 Physical methods in cell biology and beyond, Tutorial 11, video lecture, Solution 11
December 4 Mechanics of the cell and cell-materials interactions, Tutorial 12, video lecture, Solution 12
December 11 Nanotechnology-based smart materials for medical implants, Tutorial 13, video lecture, Solution 13
December 18 Employing physical principles for improving human health: Overview and repetition, video lecture

Physics in Medical Research: From Humans to Cells

Lecture FS 2020
Fri 14-16 (start 13:45)
ETH Zurich, HIT F12

Schedule

February 21 Introduction: Imaging the human body down to individual cells, Tutorial 1, Solution 1
February 28 X-ray-based computed tomography in clinics and related medical research, Tutorial 2, Solution 2
March 6 Hard X-ray tomography with micrometer resolution, Tutorial 3, Solution 3
March 13 Phase tomography using hard X rays, Tutorial 4, Solution 4
March 20 From open surgery to non-invasive interventions, Physical approaches in medical imaging, Tutorial 5, video lecture, Solution 5
March 27 Metal-based implants and scaffolds, Tutorial 6, video lecture, Solution 6
April 3 Natural and synthetic ceramics for implants and regenerative medicine, Tutorial 7, video lecture, Solution 7
April 24 Polymers for medical implants, Tutorial 8, video lecture, Solution 8
May 8 Biomedical simulations, Tutorial 9, video lecture, Solution 9
May 15 Focused ultra-sound and related clinical applications (B. Werner), Tutorial 10 video lecture, Solution 10
May 22 Artificial muscles for incontinence treatment, Tutorial 11 video lecture, Solution 11
May 29 Applying physics in medicine: Benefitting patients, Tutorial 12 video lecture, Solution 12

Physics in Medical Research: From Atoms to Cells

Lecture HS 2019
Fri, 13-16
ETH Zurich, HCI H 8.1

Schedule

September 20 Aim of the lecture series - Nanotechnology for human health, Tutorial 1, Solution 1
September 27 Skin of crystals, Tutorial 2, Solution 2
October 4 Tailoring nanostructures: Island density and island size distribution, Tutorial 3, Solution 3
October 11 Island shapes: Quantification and related atomic processes, Tutorial 4, Solution 4
October 18 Strain-relieving defect structures during heteroepitaxial growth, Tutorial 5, Solution 5
October 25 Nanostructures on polymer surfaces, Tutorial 6, Solution 6
November 1 Diffraction to evaluate nanostructures on surfaces, Tutorial 7, Solution 7
November 8 Combination of electron diffraction and electron energy loss spectroscopy, Tutorial 8, Solution 8
November 15 Visualization of the human body down to the atomic level using hard X-rays, Tutorial 9, Solution 9
November 22 *Shifted to Nov. 29* Interactions of visible light with nanostructures (nanophotonics) Tutorial 10, Solution 10
November 29 Physical methods in cell biology and beyond, Tutorial 11, Solution 11
December 6 Mechanics of the cell and cell-materials interactions, Tutorial 12, Solution 12
December 13 Nanotechnology-based smart materials for medical implants, Tutorial 13, Solution 13
December 20 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 2019
Fri 14-16 (start 13:45)
ETH Zurich, HIT F12

Schedule

February 22 Introduction: Imaging the human body down to individual cells, Tutorial 1, Solution 1
March 1 X-ray-based computed tomography in clinics and related medical research, Tutorial 2, Solution 2
March 8 Hard X-ray tomography with micrometer resolution, Tutorial 3, Solution 3
March 15 Phase tomography using hard X rays, Tutorial 4, Solution 4
March 22 From open surgery to non-invasive interventions, Physical approaches in medical imaging, Tutorial 5, Solution 5
March 29 Metal-based implants and scaffolds, Tutorial 6, Solution 6
April 05 Natural and synthetic ceramics for implants and regenerative medicine, Tutorial 7, Solution 7
April 12 Polymers for medical implants, Tutorial 8, Solution 8
May 3 Biomedical simulations, Tutorial 9, Solution 9
May 10 Focused ultra-sound and related clinical applications, Tutorial 10, Solution 10
May 14 and 16 Visits to the Center for MR-Research, University Children's Hospital Zurich (B. Werner)
May 24 Artificial muscles for incontinence treatment, Tutorial 11, Solution 11
May 31 Applying physics in medicine: Benefitting patients, Tutorial 12, Solution 12

Physics in Medical Research: From Atoms to Cells

Lecture HS 2018
Fri, 13-15
ETH Zurich, HCI H 8.1

Schedule

September 21 Aim of the lecture series - Nanotechnology for human health, Tutorial 1, Solution 1
September 28 Preparation of ideal surfaces: skin of crystals, Tutorial 2, Solution 2
October 5 Tailoring nanostructures: Island density and island size distribution, Tutorial 3, Solution 3
October 12 Island shapes: Quantification and related atomic processes, Tutorial 4, Solution 4
October 19 Strain-relieving defect structures during heteroepitaxial growth, Tutorial 5, Solution 5
October 26 Liposomes, Tutorial 6, Solution 6
November 2 Diffraction to evaluate nanostructures on surfaces, Tutorial 7, Solution 7
November 9 Combination of electron diffraction and electron energy loss spectroscopy, Tutorial 8, Solution 8
November 16 Visualization of the human body down to the atomic level using hard X-rays, Tutorial 9, Solution 9
November 23 Interactions of visible light with nanostructures (nanophotonics), Tutorial 10, Solution 10
November 30 Physical methods in cell biology and beyond, Tutorial 11, Solution 11
December 7 Mechanics of the cell and cell-materials interactions, Tutorial 12, Solution 12
December 14 Nanotechnology-based smart materials for medical implants, Tutorial 13, Solution 13
*December 19* *Zurich Physics Colloquium: Physics meets Medicine: Mechanically Responsive Nanocontainers for Targeted Drug Delivery*
December 21 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 2018
Fri 14-16
ETH Zurich, HIT F12

Schedule

February 23 Introduction: Imaging the human body down to individual cells, Tutorial 1, Solution 1
March 2 X-ray-based computed tomography in clinics and related medical research, Tutorial 2, Solution 2
March 9 High-resolution micro computed tomography, Tutorial 3, Solution 3
March 16 Phase tomography using hard X-rays in biomedical research, Tutorial 4, Solution 4
March 23 From open surgery to non-invasive interventions, Physical approaches in medical imaging, Tutorial 5, Solution 5
April 13 Metal-based implants and scaffolds, Tutorial 6, Solution 6
April 20 Natural and synthetic ceramics for implants and regenerative medicine, Tutorial 7, Solution 7
April 27 Polymers for medical implants, Tutorial 8, Solution 8
May 4 Focused ultra-sound and related clinical applications, Tutorial 9, Solution 9
May 11 Proton therapy, Tutorial 10, Solution 10
May 18 Biomedical simulations, Tutorial 11, Solution 11
May 25 Artificial muscles for incontinence treatment, Tutorial 12, Solution 12
June 1 Applying physics in medicine: Benefitting patients, Tutorial 13, Solution 13

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, Solution 1
September 29 Preparation of ideal surfaces: The skin of crystals, Tutorial 2, Solution 2
October 6 Tailoring nanostructures: Island density and island size distribution, Tutorial 3, Solution 3
October 13 Island shapes: Quantification and related atomic processes, Tutorial 4, Solution 4
October 20 Strain-relieving defect structures during heteroepitaxial growth, Tutorial 5, Solution 5
October 27 Diffraction to evaluate nanostructures on surfaces, Tutorial 6, Solution 6
November 3 Electron diffraction - Electron energy loss spectroscopy, Tutorial 7, Solution 7
November 17 Visualization of the human body down to the atomic level, Tutorial 8, Solution 8
November 24 Interactions of light with nanostructures (nanophotonics), Tutorial 9, Solution 9
December 1 Physical methods in cell biology and nanostructures on polymeric surfaces, Tutorial 10, Solution 10
December 8 The mechanics of the cell and cell-materials interactions, Tutorial 11, Solution 11
December 15 Smart materials and their engineering on nanometer scale, Tutorial 12, Solution 12
December 22 Employing physical principles for improving human health: 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, Solution 2
October 7 The skin of crystals, Tutorial 3, Solution 3
October 14 Interactions of light with thin film nanostructures, Tutorial 4, Solution 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, Solution 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, Solution 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