Skip to 0 minutes and 11 secondsChemistry plays a crucial role in understanding, diagnosing, and finding cures for some of the world's most complex medical conditions, such as cancer. Delivered by leading academics, this course examines how applied knowledge of chemistry can solve some of the greatest health challenges facing the world today. In week one, Dr. Richard Foster helps you grasp the vital role that chemotherapy plays in the treatment of cancers, examine how cancer cells are formed, and investigate the developments in cancer chemotherapy research and the future of cancer medicine. In week two, Dr. Charlotte Willans explains the impact of medical imaging techniques and their historical development, consider a range of diagnostic techniques and tools, such as x-ray, and how they have progressed.
Skip to 1 minute and 5 seconds As part of the discovering science program, this course will demonstrate how science is communicated and will further develop your science writing skills, helping you reach a wider audience. Sign up now for Discovering Science, Medicinal Chemistry.