MIPS Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford

Bioengineering/Radiology 222A Fall 2010
Multi-modality Molecular Imaging in Living Subjects

Course Syllabus

CLASSES: Mondays & Fridays 9-10:50 AM, LK 308

Week Monday Instructor Friday Instructor
1 9/20 Molecular Biology for Imaging
C. Contag
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9/24 Optics (physics): Tissue optics
E. Graves
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2 9/27 Fluorescence Imaging Methods (hardware, 2D imaging, 3D imaging)
E. Graves
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10/1 Bioluminescence Imaging Methods (hardware, 2D imaging, 3D imaging)
E. Graves
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3 10/4 Basic Physics of Radionuclides
C. Levin
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10/8 Tomographic Image Reconstruction
C. Levin
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Alessio A. PET Image Reconstruction. Nuclear Medicine, 2nd Ed.
Bruyant P. Analytic and Iterative Reconstruction Algorithms in SPECT. JNM 2002:43(10).
Germano G. Technical Aspects of Myocardial SPECT Imaging. JNM 2001:42(10).

Very good introduction to image reconstruction: Principles of Computerized Tomographic Imaging

4 10/11 Positron Emission Tomography (PET) and PET/CT
C. Levin
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10/15 Gamma Ray Cameras and Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT)
C. Levin
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5 10/18 Neuroimaging by MR
M. Moseley
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10/22 MR for Molecular Imaging
M. Moseley
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6 10/25 MR for Cardiac Imaging
M. McConnell
Lecture notes: CV MRI
Lecture notes: CV Molecular/Cellular Imaging
10/29 High Field MRI (7T and Higher)
B Rutt
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7 11/1 Imaging of Apoptosis
F. Blankenberg
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11/5 HFU Ablation
K. Butts Pauly
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8 11/8 Application of Molecular Imaging in Stem Cell Imaging
J. Wu
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Ransohoff KJ, Wu J. Advances in cardiovascular molecular imaging for tracking stem cell therapye. Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2010;104(1):13-22.

11/12 Image Guided Intervention
L. Xing
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9 11/15 Advances in Biochemistry
J. Rao
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11/19 Clinical Molecular Imaging
S. Gambhir
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Thanksgiving recess (11/22-11/26). No class.
10 11/29 Next Generation of Instrumentation
C. Levin
12/3 Highlights of Biology for Molecular Imaging
C. Contag
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FINAL WEEK - 12/6-12/10, 2010
11 TBD Tours of Small Animal Imaging Facility and Radiation Oncology Clinic - T. Doyle, L. Xing

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