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
April 24 Polymers for medical implants, Tutorial 8, video lecture
May 8 Biomedical simulations, Tutorial 9, video lecture
May 15 Focused ultra-sound and related clinical applications (B. Werner), Tutorial 10 video lecture
May 22 Artificial muscles for incontinence treatment, Tutorial 11 video lecture
May 29 Applying physics in medicine: Benefitting patients, Tutorial 12 video lecture

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