10.643 Future Medicine: Drug Delivery, Therapeutics, and Diagnostics


Class Info

Aims to describe the direction and future of medical technology. Introduces pharmaceutics, pharmacology, and conventional medical devices, then transitions to drug delivery systems, mechanical/electric-based and biological/cell-based therapies, and sensors. Covers nano- and micro drug delivery systems, including polymer-drug conjugates, protein therapeutics, liposomes and polymer nanoparticles, viral and non-viral genetic therapy, and tissue engineering. Previous coursework in cell biology and organic chemistry recommended. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments. Limited to 40.

This class has 5.12 as a prerequisite.

10.643 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by D. G. Anderson.

Lecture occurs 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 66-144.

This class counts for a total of 9 credits.

You can find more information at the 10.643 Class Site site or on the 10.643 Stellar site.

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