Clinical and Molecular Imaging (MRTY5114)


The course will cover most aspects of Molecular Imaging including optical imaging (i.e. luminescence and fluorescence), ultrasound, single photon emission tomography (SPECT), positron emission tomography (PET), computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) as well as hybrid imaging technologies (i.e. PET/CT, SPECT/CT, PET/MRI, SPECT/MRI). The course will include the development of new molecular imaging probes, contrast agents and radiopharmaceuticals for Nuclear Medicine as well as the importance of quality control involved in clinical molecular imaging. This course will give an overview of the innovative clinical imaging applications in cancer, heart diseases, neurological disorders and other human conditions.

Further unit of study information


1x1hr tutorial /wk for on campus students, unit may be completed fully online


On-line quiz (15%), assignment (25%), on-line discussion (10%) and 1x1.5hr exam (50%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.