10.643 Future Medicine: Drug Delivery, Therapeutics, and Diagnostics
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 be offered this semester (Spring 2018). It is 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.
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