Materials Science - Nanomedicine

 

General information

Course name Nanomedicine
Course type Modul (Lecture and Exercise)
Course code Mawi 930
Course coordinator Prof. Dr. C. Selhuber-Unkel / Dr. O. Riemenschneider
Faculty Faculty of Engineering
Examination office Examination Office for Materials Science
Short summary This module will convey an overview of the highly interdisciplinary field of nanomedicine and the biomedical application of novel multifunctional nanomaterials.
   

Information about study level

Study level Master
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Information about credit points, evaluation and frequency

ECTS 3
Evaluation  
Frequency Winter and Summer semester
   

Information about teaching language

Teaching language English
Minimum language requirement B1
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Information about requirements

Recommended requirements Knowledge about magnetism, and cell biology are helpful
   

Information about course content, reading list and additional information

Course Content This module will convey an overview of the highly interdisciplinary field of nanomedicine and the biomedical application of novel multifunctional nanomaterials. A special focus will lie on magnetic particles and biosensors. Basic principles and applications will be introduced. Representative nanoparticles and sensors will be discussed in more detail with regrads to their overall properties, distinctive features and specific biomedical use.
Reading list Nanomedicine: Design and Applications of Magnetic Nanomaterials, Nanosensors and Nanosystems Vijay K. Varadan, Dr LinFeng Chen, Jining Xie ISBN: 978-0-470-03351-7   Further literature will be suggested during the course.
Additional information   Workload: 30 h seminar (course attendance) 15 h exercise (self-organized studies)   Assessment of course achievements   The students will gain knowledge about: -           Biomedical application of nanoparticles -           Techniques needed for biomedical research -           State of the art in development and application of magnetic nanomaterials and sensors in medicine -           Requirements for the design of biocompatible materials according to biomedical requirements   The students will acquire competences regarding: -           interdisciplinary work and language -           extracting information from interdisciplinary papers -           designing interdisciplinary projects