Learning outcomes of the course unit
To provide basic information to understand biotechnological approaches to diagnose and treat the most important conditions referable to disorders of the inflammatory and immunological responses.
Basic information on inflammation and immunology is strongly recommended. However, these subjects will be treated during other lectures of the Course.
Course contents summary
Lectures will concern:
a) disorders of the inflammatory response
c) hypersensitivities and immune-mediated tissue damage
Kindt, Goldsby, Osborne
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
Murphy, Travers, Walport
7 ed., Piccin, 2010
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.
Assessment methods and criteria