The student have to know the fundamental mechanisms that activate and regulate the immune response in order to understand what are the qualitative and quantitative parameters to be assessed through appropriate techniques able to to assess whether the immune response is taking place in an efficient and controlled way
Course contents summary
General concepts on the immune response, its mechanisms and its regulation. Assessment of the efficiency of the immune response based on knowledge of
suitable parameters and their measurement techniques
Innate and acquired immunity: mechanisms of activation of the immune response and their regulation. Mucosal immunity.
Immunity, systemic effects e neuroendocrine response.
The evaluation parameters of the immune system and the specific tecniques (Cytofluorimetry and ELIspst tecniques)
Teaching material available online:
1) Recorded lessons (E-Learning) and PDF slide of the topics
2) DISPENSA OF THE TOPICS COVERED
The course will be held through lectures to Students either in the classroom (“in presenza”) or in synchronous-streaming (“in telepresenza”) on the Teams platform.
Lectures will be supported by slide presentations, which will be available to students on the Elly platform (https://elly.medicina.unipr.it).
Assessment methods and criteria
Written examination, multiple choice test.
In case of the persistence of the health emergency, the exams will be conducted remotely, as follows:
structured written test conducted remotely (by Teams ).