- Schedule of Classes - October 21, 2019 7:14PM EDT
- Course Catalog - October 21, 2019 7:15PM EDT
Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.
Emphasizes the application of engineering principles and tools to quantitatively study the immune system in health and disease development. This course will establish concepts necessary for developing new engineered therapies or improve existing therapies by controlling immune cells. The topics covered span from biophysical mechanics of immune cells, fluid transport, interplay of soft/hard tissue mechanics with the immune system, host responses to bio-prosthetic and mechanical implants, smart material design to program immune system or evade immune response, and developing micro-nanoscale technologies for detection and/or manipulation of the immune system. The application area embraces a comprehensive list of diseases including infections, autoimmune disorders, cancer, allergies, implants, musculoskeletal disorders etc.
When Offered Fall (offered alternate years).
Permission Note Enrollment limited to: graduate standing or permission of instructor.
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