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ANAT5101 Physical Basis of Medical Imaging 4 ECTS
Organised by
Cell Biology and Anatomy
Person in charge
Pekka Hänninen

Learning outcomes

Starting from the physical principles of clinical and pre-clinical imaging, the students are introduced to various imaging modalities available at the Turku University Hospital and at the Turku Center for Disease Modelling. Along with the lectures, demonstrations will be arranged to give students a closer look at a functioning medical imaging center.


Atomic and Nuclear Physics and Radiation Protection, X-Ray radiography, Tomography, Gamma imaging, MRI, Ultrasound imaging, PET-imaging

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online

Lectures, demonstrations, written exam

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam
  • In English
Written exam


Numeric 0-5.

Recommended year of study

1. year spring

Study materials

Chris Guy "Introduction to the Principles of Medical Imaging", Imperial College Press

Belongs to following study modules

Institute of Biomedicine
Major subject studies (Biomedical Imaging)
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Institute of Biomedicine
MDP in Biomedical Imaging
MDP in Health Biosciences
DP in Health Biosciences
Finnish Study Modules