IMMUNITY unit B
Learning outcomes of the course unit
To provide the cultural bases required to understand the main biotechonological approaches for diagnosis and therapy of immune system disease.
Knowledge of basic immunology is strongly recommended. However, the first part of the Course will be devoted to a rapid summary of the most important information required.
Course contents summary
The course will provide the essential elements concerning the diseases of the immune system so as to give the rational bases of the most common biotechnological approaches used for their diagnosis and therapy.
The following subjects will be treated:
b) Hypersensitivities and immune-mediated tissue damage
c) Transplantation and graft rejection
e) Immunotherapy of cancer
The first lessons will provide essential elements of basic and molecular immunology so as to warrant that all students have the notions needed to follow the Course successfully.
Goldsby, Kindt, Osborne, Kuby - Immunology - W.H. Freeman and Company, New York - 5th ed.
However, any modern text of immunology for medical students contains the information required by the Course
Oral lessons (audiovisual tutorials will be used during the lessons) .
The tutorials will be provided to the students.