2020-2021 Undergraduate/Online Catalog 
    
    Aug 12, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate/Online Catalog
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BTEC 106 - Emerging Medical Biotechnologies


(1 semester hour)
Prerequisites: None
Description: Healthcare is getting revolutionized due to new medical biotechnologies. These are rapidly changing healthcare practices. Novel methods for Diagnostics and Medical Imaging now allow detection of Cancer in very early stages, even before the symptoms appear. Biomedical devices such as Blood Glucose monitoring systems or insulin patches have helped millions. Prosthetics and other biomedical devices are being redefined with new looks and mind-boggling functionalities. Pharma companies are buzzing with development of new drugs, novel drug packaging, targeted drug delivery, and so on. Regenerative medicine and Tissue Engineering are making significant progress as well. This course introduces the student to cellular concepts, biotechnology basics, and their role in development of various medical biotechnologies. Limited to the Dual Enrollment Student. Offered Summer Semester, annually.



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