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    • ESD.801 Leadership Development, Fall 2005 

      Newman, Dava (2005-12)
      This seminar meets six times during the semester. Students work in a seminar environment to develop leadership capabilities. An initial Outward Bound experience builds trust, teamwork and communications. Readings and ...
    • ESD.801 Leadership Development, Fall 2010 

      Newman, Dava (2010-12)
      Students in ESD.801 Leadership Development work in a seminar environment to develop leadership capabilities. Readings, assignments and class discussion explore the topics covered in this class. In addition, students ...
    • ESD.83 Doctoral Seminar in Engineering Systems, Fall 2009 

      Magee, Christopher L.; Sussman, Joseph (2009-12)
      In establishing the Engineering Systems Division, MIT has embarked on a bold experiment – bringing together diverse areas of expertise into what is designed to be a new field of study. In many respects, the full scale ...
    • ESD.84 Engineering Systems Doctoral Seminar, Fall 2002 

      Magee, Christopher; Cutcher-Gershenfeld, Joel (2002-12)
      Examines core theory and contextual applications of the emerging field of Engineering Systems. The focus is on doctoral-level analysis of scholarship on key concepts such as complexity, uncertainty, fragility, and robustness, ...
    • ESD.864 / ESD.936 Systems Modeling and Assessment for Policy, Spring 2010 

      Selin, Noelle (2010-06)
      This course explores how scientific information can be used to inform policy decision-making processes through the use of quantitative modeling techniques. It incorporates both hands-on analysis and practice using models ...
    • ESD.864 Modeling and Assessment for Policy, Spring 2011 

      Selin, Noelle (2011-06)
      ESD.864 Modeling and Assessment for Policy explores how scientific information and quantitative models can be used to inform policy decision-making. Students will develop an understanding of quantitative modeling techniques ...
    • HST.071 Human Reproductive Biology, Fall 2002 

      Klapholz, Henry; Benacerraf, Beryl; Burke, Louis; Davis, Ann; Holmes, Lewis; e.a. (2002-12)
      Lectures and clinical case discussions designed to provide the student with a clear understanding of the physiology, endocrinology, and pathology of human reproduction. Emphasis is on the role of technology in reproductive ...
    • HST.121 Gastroenterology, Fall 2002 

      Carey, Martin C.; Schapiro, Robert; Badizadegan, Kamran; Chung, Raymond T.; Glickman, Jonathan N. (2002-12)
      Presents the anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, biophysics, and bioengineering of the gastrointestinal tract and associated pancreatic, liver, and biliary systems. Emphasis on the molecular and pathophysiological basis of ...
    • HST.151 Principles of Pharmacology, Spring 2003 

      Rosow, Carl E. (Carl Elliott), 1947-; Standaert, David; Strichartz, G. R. (Gary R.), 1943-; Dershwitz, Mark; Di Salvo, Thomas; e.a. (2003-06)
      An introduction to pharmacology. Topics include mechanisms of drug action, dose-response relations, pharmacokinetics, drug delivery systems, drug metabolism, toxicity of pharmacological agents, drug interactions, and ...
    • HST.176 Cellular and Molecular Immunology, Fall 2002 

      Pillai, Shiv; Anderson, Paul; Auchincloss, Hugh; Balk, Steven; Cherayil, Bobby; e.a. (2002-12)
      Covers cells and tissues of the immune system, lymphocyte development, the structure and function of antigen receptors, the cell biology of antigen processing and presentation including molecular structure and assembly of ...
    • HST.184 Health Information Systems to Improve Quality of Care in Resource-Poor Settings, Spring 2011 

      Fraser, Hamish; Celi, Leo; Szolovits, Peter (2011-06)
      This course is a collaborative offering of Sana, Partners in Health, and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI). The goal of this course is the development of innovations in information systems for developing ...
    • HST.523J / 2.785J / 3.97J / 20.411J Cell-Matrix Mechanics, Spring 2004 

      Yannas, Ioannis; Spector, Myron (2004-06)
      Mechanical forces play a decisive role during development of tissues and organs, during remodeling following injury as well as in normal function. A stress field influences cell function primarily through deformation of ...
    • HST.583 Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Data Acquisition and Analysis, Fall 2002 

      Gollub, Randy L.; Bird, Stephanie J.; Brown, E. N. (Emery N.); Fischl, Bruce; Kanwisher, Nancy; e.a. (2002-12)
      Provides information relevant to the conduct and interpretation of human brain mapping studies. Provides in-depth coverage of the physics of image formation, mechanisms of image contrast, and the physiological basis for ...
    • HST.583 Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Data Acquisition and Analysis, Fall 2004 

      Gollub, Randy L.; Savoy, Robert; Wald, Lawrence; Banzett, Robert B.; Dickerson, Bradford C; e.a. (2004-12)
      Provides information relevant to the conduct and interpretation of human brain mapping studies. Provides in-depth coverage of the physics of image formation, mechanisms of image contrast, and the physiological basis for ...
    • HST.583 Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Data Acquisition and Analysis, Fall 2006 

      Gollub, Randy L.; Banzett, Robert B.; Bolar, Divya S.; Buckner, Randy; Dickerson, Bradford; e.a. (2006-12)
      This team taught, multidisciplinary course covers the fundamentals of magnetic resonance imaging relevant to the conduct and interpretation of human brain mapping studies. The challenges inherent in advancing our knowledge ...
    • HST.723 Neural Coding and Perception of Sound, Spring 2003 

      Delgutte, Bertrand; Brown, Merritt Christian; Guinan, John Joseph; Melcher, Jennifer R.; Oxenham, Andrew J.; e.a. (2003-06)
      Neural structures and mechanisms mediating the detection, localization, and recognition of sounds. Discussion of how acoustic signals are coded by auditory neurons, the impact of these codes on behavorial performance, and ...
    • HST.725 Music Perception and Cognition, Spring 2004 

      Tramo, Mark J., M.D. Ph.D.; Cariani, Peter; Oxenham, Andrew (2004-06)
      Survey of perceptual and cognitive aspects of the psychology of music, with special emphasis on underlying neuronal and neurocomputational representations and mechanisms. Basic perceptual dimensions of hearing (pitch, ...
    • HST.921 / HST.922 Information Technology in the Health Care System of the Future, Spring 2007 

      Bergeron, Bryan; Sands, Daniel; Blander, Jeffrey; Yoo, Julie; Locke, Steven (2007-06)
      This course will show how information technologies (IT) shape and redefine the health care marketplace. Students will learn how IT enhances medical care through: 1) improved economies of scale, 2) greater technical ...
    • HST.921 / HST.923 Information Technology in the Health Care System of the Future, Spring 2003 

      Locke, Steven E. (Steven Elliot); Bergeron, Bryan P.; Sands, Daniel Z.; Blander, Jeffrey (2003-06)
      The healthcare system in the US has been in the midst of a rapid transition in response to changing trends and patterns of care. The growing emphasis on evidence-based medical practice, continuous quality improvement, ...
    • HST.950J / 6.872J Engineering Biomedical Information: From Bioinformatics to Biosurveillance, Fall 2005 

      Kohane, Isaac; Ramoni, Marco (2005-12)
      This course provides an interdisciplinary introduction to the technological advances in biomedical informatics and their applications at the intersection of computer science and biomedical research.