Category Archives: Health Sciences and Technology

Health Sciences and Technology

  • 6.551J / HST.714J Acoustics of Speech and Hearing, Fall 2004
    The Acoustics of Speech and Hearing is an H-Level graduate course that reviews the physical processe
  • 6.877J / HST.949J Computational Evolutionary Biology, Fall 2005
    Why has it been easier to develop a vaccine to eliminate polio than to control influenza or AIDS? Ha
  • HST.021 Musculoskeletal Pathophysiology, January (IAP) 2006
    This course covers the growth, development and structure of normal bone and joints, the biomechanics
  • HST.035 Principle and Practice of Human Pathology, Spring 2003
    This course provides a comprehensive overview of human pathology with emphasis on mechanisms of dise
  • HST.071 Human Reproductive Biology, Fall 2005
    This course is designed to give the student a clear understanding of the pathophysiology of the mens
  • HST.121 Gastroenterology, Fall 2005
    The most recent knowledge of the anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, biophysics, and bioengineering o
  • HST.131 Introduction to Neuroscience, Fall 2005
    The course will span modern neuroscience from molecular neurobiology to perception and cognition, in
  • HST.151 Principles of Pharmacology, Spring 2005
    The object of the course is to teach students an approach to the study of pharmacologic agents. It i
  • HST.176 Cellular and Molecular Immunology, Fall 2005
    This course covers cells and tissues of the immune system, lymphocyte development, the structure and
  • HST.502 Survival Skills for Researchers: The Responsible Conduct of Research, Spring 2003
    This course is designed to provide graduate students and postdoctoral associates with techniques tha
  • HST.508 Quantitative Genomics, Fall 2005
    This course provides a foundation in the following four areas: evolutionary and population genetics;
  • HST.508 Genomics and Computational Biology, Fall 2002
    This course will assess the relationships among sequence, structure, and function in complex biologi
  • HST.510 Genomics, Computing, Economics, and Society, Fall 2005
    This course will focus on understanding aspects of modern technology displaying exponential growth c
  • HST.512 Genomic Medicine, Spring 2004
    This course reviews the key genomic technologies and computational approaches that are driving advan
  • HST.525J / 10.548J Tumor Pathophysiology and Transport Phenomena, Fall 2005
    Tumor pathophysiology plays a central role in the growth, invasion, metastasis and treatment of soli
  • HST.535 Principles and Practice of Tissue Engineering, Fall 2004
    The principles and practice of tissue engineering (and regenerative medicine) are taught by faculty
  • HST.583 Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Data Acquisition and Analysis, Fall 2004
    This team taught, multidisciplinary course covers the fundamentals of magnetic resonance imaging rel
  • HST.590 / HST.502 Biomedical Engineering Seminar Series: Topics in Medical Ethics and Responsible Conduct in Research, Fall 2005 – Spring 2006
    This seminar based course explores techniques for recognizing, analyzing, and resolving ethical dile
  • HST.720 Physiology of the Ear, Fall 2004
    Topics for this course are based primarily on reading and discussions of original research literatur
  • HST.721 The Peripheral Auditory System, Fall 2005
    In this course, experimental approaches to the study of hearing and deafness are presented through l
  • HST.722J / 9.044J Brain Mechanisms for Hearing and Speech, Fall 2005
    An advanced course covering anatomical, physiological, behavioral, and computational studies of the
  • HST.723 Neural Coding and Perception of Sound, Spring 2005
    This course focuses on neural structures and mechanisms mediating the detection, localization and re
  • HST.725 Music Perception and Cognition, Spring 2004
    Survey of perceptual and cognitive aspects of the psychology of music, with special emphasis on unde
  • HST.730 Molecular Biology for the Auditory System, Fall 2002
    An introductory course in the molecular biology of the auditory system. First half focuses on h
  • HST.750 Modeling Issues in Speech and Hearing, Spring 2006
    This course explores the theory and practice of scientific modeling in the context of auditory and s
  • HST.921 / HST.923 Information Technology in the Health Care System of the Future, Spring 2003
    The healthcare system in the US has been in the midst of a rapid transition in response to changing
  • HST.947 Medical Artificial Intelligence, Spring 2005
    This course provides an intensive introduction to artificial intelligence and its applications to pr
  • HST.950J / 6.872J Engineering Biomedical Information: From Bioinformatics to Biosurveillance, Fall 2005
    This course provides an interdisciplinary introduction to the technological advances in biomedical i
  • HST.950J / 6.872J Medical Computing, Spring 2003
    The focus of the course is on medical science and practice in the age of automation and the gen
  • HST.951J / 6.873J Medical Decision Support, Fall 2005
    This course presents the main concepts of decision analysis, artificial intelligence, and predictive
  • HST.951J / 6.873J Medical Decision Support, Spring 2003
    This course presents the main concepts of decision analysis, artificial intelligence and predictive
  • HST.952 Computing for Biomedical Scientists, Fall 2002
    This course introduces abstraction as an important mechanism for problem decomposition and solution