Combined Bachelor's + Master's degree in Medicine and Surgery

Human retroviruses: HIV and AIDS  (Corso Elettivo)

Course code
4S001012
Name of lecturer
Donato Zipeto
Coordinator
Donato Zipeto
Number of ECTS credits allocated
1
Academic sector
BIO/11 - MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
Corsi elettivi 2° semestre dal Feb 23, 2015 al May 29, 2015.

Lesson timetable

Corsi elettivi 2° semestre

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Learning outcomes

Description of the discovery, the origin and epidemiology of HIV.
Description at the molecular level of the infectious cycle, structure, morphology, genome variability and serotypes.
Description of the infection, pathogenesis, genetic resistance to the virus.
Therapeutic approaches, development of new drugs and microbicides, issues related to the development of the vaccine, new therapeutic perspectives.

Syllabus

Discovery
Origin
Epidemiology
Infectious cycle
genome
structure
resistance to HIV
Pathogenesis
Treatment and HAART
Vaccines
Microbicides
New therapeutic perspectives
A cure for AIDS





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