Learning outcomes of the course unit
The aim of the course is to make the student able to know and understand the main immunological mechanism that are the basis of several diseases, to make a acorrect diagnosis and to do the possible differential diagnosis. At the end of the course the student is able to apply the knowledge acquired about the principal autoimmune and allergic diseses.
Course contents summary
The porpouse of the study is to described the physiopathology of the most important immuno-mediated diseases. In particular, example of diseases based on tipe I,II,III, IV hypersensitivity.
- Abbas, Lichtman, Pillai "Immunobiologia cellulare e molecolare" 7 ed. Elsevier Masson
- Murphy, travers, Walport "Janeway's Immunobiologia" 7 ed. Piccin
- Allergologia e Immunologia Clinica - Passalacqua, de Paulis, Incrovaia, Parronchi- Pacini Editore
In the context of frontal lessons will be introduced and debated some clinical example of diseases of immune system.
Assessment methods and criteria
Oral and written examination with assestment of the competences about the main mechanism of immune-diseases.