INFLAMMATION unit A
Learning outcomes of the course unit
To provide the cultural bases required to understand the pathogenetic mechanisms of inflammation process.
Knowledge of molecular and cellular biology and anatomy is strongly recommended.
Course contents summary
The course will provide the essential elements concerning the pathogenetic mechanisms of inflammatory response. The following subjects will be treated:
Cells involved in inflammatory response. Recognition and phagocitosis. Chemical mediators: cellular mediators and plasmatic mediators. Wound healing mechanisms. Molecular mechanisms of hemostasis.
Robbins e Contran “Pathologic basis of disease” 7° Ed. Kumar- Abbas – Fausto
Audiovisual tutorials will be used during the lessons.
The tutorials will be provided to the students.