Applications of nanoparticles for diagnosis and therapy of cancer (2019/2020)

Course code
cod wi: DT000054
Name of lecturer
Pasquina Marzola
Coordinator
Pasquina Marzola
Number of ECTS credits allocated
1
Academic sector
FIS/07 - APPLIED PHYSICS
Language of instruction
English
Location
VERONA
Period
A.A. 19/20 dottorato dal Oct 1, 2019 al Sep 30, 2020.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

Provide students with an overview of the applications of Nanotechnology in medicine and specifically in cancer therapy and diagnosis.

Syllabus

Introduction to nanotecnologies.
Nanoparticles as contrast agents for MRI.
Nanoparticles as contrast agents for CT ( Xrays).
Nanoparticles as contrast agents for PET.
Theranostics, multimodal imaging.
Nanoparticles as drug delivery systems.
Magnetic Fluid hyperthermia.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Marzola P Diapositive fornite dalla docente 2019

Assessment methods and criteria

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