IMMUNITY unit B
Learning outcomes of the course unit
To provide basic information to understand biotechnological approaches to diagnose and treat the most important immunological conditions.
Basic information on general and molecular immunology is strongly recommended. However, this information will be recalled during the lectures.
Course contents summary
The course will provide basic elements of immunopathology as well as information on consolidated or expermental immune therapeutic approaches based on immunological techniques.
Lectures will concern:
c) transplantation and rejection
Sompayrac, How the Immune System Works,
3rd ed., Blackwell, 2008
Kindt, Goldsby, Osborne, Kuby Immunology
6th ed., Freeman, 2007
Abbas , Lichtman e Pillai, Immunologia Cellulare e Molecolare
6° ed. italiana, Elsevier, 2008
Kumar, Abbas , Fausto, Aster, Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease
8th ed., Saunders, 2009
Oral lessons will use visual support with images taken from textbooks and scientific literature. This material will be provided to the students at the end of the course.