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GS02 1012   Physics of Positron Emission Tomography

Mawlawi, Osama. Two semester hours. Summer biannually. Prerequisite: permission of instructor

This course will focus on advanced Positron Emission Tomography (PET) physical principles, image formation and processing, and image correction techniques, as well as lay the foundations for understanding tracer kinetic modeling. Students will obtain hands on experience with PET imaging and data analysis. The use of PET imaging in various medical and research applications will be presented.