BME I5000: Medical Imaging

Lucas C. Parra

Course overview and schedule:
Syllabus

Tutorials:
Matlab tutorials: several courses from Mathworks, and Open Course Work from MIT
Linear Algebra: Open Course Work from MIT

Digital Signal Processing: graphic demonstrations in matlab
Matlab tutorial from week 2: m-file, mri in .mat format, brain mask in .mat format
Short overview of geometric transforms.
Video series explaining basics of NMR/MRI technology.

Lectures:
1. Introduction
2. X-ray Imaging
3. Intensity manipulations
4. Computed Tomography
5. 2D reconstruction from Projections
6. Nuclear Imaging
7. Maximum Likelihood Reconstruction
8. Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
9. Magnetic Resonance Imaging
10. Fourier Transform Review
11. Point Spread Function, Inverse Filtering, Wiener Filtering, Sharpening, ...

Software:
Matlab toolbox for reading/writing MRI files: download (Unzip into your matlab path and use "load_untouch_nii.m" to load provided mri file)

Data:
CT image: head 1, head 2
MRI in .hdr/.img format: hdr, img
BME 310 segmentation exercise: data