Unit

School Of Science

Applications of Magnetic Resonance from Cancer to NeuroanatomyWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 401203.2

Discipline: MEDICAL SCIENCE

Student Contribution Band: 3

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Bill Price


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2021 Autumn  Yes  Campbelltown Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
Magnetic resonance (MR) provides a suite of versatile information rich and non-invasive techniques of which magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (MRS) and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectroscopy are the best known. These techniques have enormous applications across the sciences (e.g., inorganic and organic chemistry) but increasingly to medicine (e.g., to cancer diagnosis and treatment). Western Sydney University has state-of-the-art MR infrastructure and an international reputation in MR development. This unit will explore the diverse applications and teach experimental practice and fundamental physical principles that underpin all the MR-based techniques. It is intended for medical science, medical and science students who use/intend to use NMR/MRI technology or merely want a deeper understanding of its rapidly expanding capabilities (e.g., functional MRI) and applications.


Courses
8083.1Bachelor of Research StudiesCONTINUING
8083.2Bachelor of Research StudiesCURRENT




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