Frontiers of Biomedical Engineering

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The course covers basic concepts of biomedical engineering and their connection with the spectrum of human activity. It serves as an introduction to the fundamental science and engineering on which biomedical engineering is based. Case studies of drugs and medical products illustrate the product development-product testing cycle, patent protection, and FDA approval. It is designed for science and non-science majors.

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What you'll learn on the course

Biomedical Engineering
Genetic engineering
Cell Communication
Cardiovascular Physiology

Course programme

Lecture 1What Is Biomedical Engineering?

Lecture 2What Is Biomedical Engineering? (cont.)

Lecture 3Genetic Engineering

Lecture 4Genetic Engineering (cont.)

Lecture 5Cell Culture Engineering

Lecture 6Cell Culture Engineering (cont.)

Lecture 7Cell Communication and Immunology

Lecture 8Cell Communication and Immunology (cont.)

Lecture 9Biomolecular Engineering: Engineering of Immunity

Lecture 10Biomolecular Engineering: Engineering of Immunity (cont.)

Lecture 11Biomolecular Engineering: General Concepts

Lecture 12Biomolecular Engineering: General Concepts (cont.)

Lecture 13Cardiovascular Physiology

Lecture 14Cardiovascular Physiology (cont.)

Lecture 15Cardiovascular Physiology (cont.)

Exam 1Midterm Exam

Lecture 16Renal Physiology

Lecture 17Renal Physiology (cont.)

Lecture 18Biomechanics and Orthopedics

Lecture 19Biomechanics and Orthopedics (cont.)

Lecture 20BioimagingLecture 21Bioimaging (cont.)

Lecture 22Tissue Engineering

Lecture 23Tissue Engineering (cont.)

Lecture 24Biomedical Engineers and Cancer

Lecture 25Biomedical Engineers and Artificial Organs

Exam 2Final Exam