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University of Leeds

Medical Technology Futures

University of Leeds via FutureLearn Program


This program provides you with an initial introduction to the exciting future of medical technology, covering digital medicine, genomics, personalised medicine, artificial intelligence, robotics, and regenerative medicine.

There is a special focus on medical device design and engineering and synergy with the UK Topol Review of medical technologies. The topics will be presented within the framework of the design and innovation process, from assessing user and clinical need through to gaining regulatory approval.


Courses under this program:
Course 1: MedTech: Trends and Product Design
-Explore the product design process of MedTech devices and examine future trends in healthcare technology and the MedTech industry.

Course 2: MedTech: Digital Health and Wearable Technology
-Discover digital health and learn how wearable technology is transforming healthcare with this online MedTech course.

Course 3: MedTech: Exploring the Human Genome
-Discover how advances in the field of genomics are transforming healthcare with this online genomics course.

Course 4: MedTech: Orthopaedic Implants and Regenerative Medicine
-Explore regenerative medicine and learn how MedTech is revolutionising orthopaedics.

Course 5: MedTech: AI and Medical Robots
-Explore human robot interaction and enter the fascinating world of robotics and artificial intelligence in healthcare.


Taught by

Mike Raxworthy, Zhiqiang Zhang, paolo actis, Claire Brockett and Shane Xie

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