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

Autoimmunity in Diagnostics and research  (Corso Elettivo)

Course code
4S001456
Name of lecturer
Silvia Sartoris
Coordinator
Silvia Sartoris
Number of ECTS credits allocated
1
Academic sector
MED/04 - EXPERIMENTAL MEDICINE AND PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
Corsi elettivi 1° semestre dal Oct 12, 2015 al Dec 18, 2015.

Lesson timetable

Corsi elettivi 1° semestre

Not inserted.

Learning outcomes

1. Refresh the basic knowledge on autoimmunity previously acquired during the Immunology course attended during the second semester of the second year of the School of Medicine.
2. Integrate these knowledge on the following topics: a) laboratory diagnostics, describing the main techniques employed and b) the most recent results obtained in basic research describing the most important pre-clinical models and their translation to clinics.

Syllabus

1. Autoimmunity in general and laboratory methods for diagnosis.
2. Genetics of Autoimmunity
3. Epigenetics and environmental factors influencing autoimmunity onset

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Tozzoli R, Bizzaro N, Villalta D, Tonutti E, Pinchera A Il laboratorio belle malattie autoimmuni d'organo Esculapio 2009 978-88-7488-307-3
Tozzoli R, Bizzaro N, Villalta Tonutti E Il laboratorio nelle malattie reumatiche autoimmuni Esculapio 2007

Assessment methods and criteria

eligibility based on presence

October 12th, 19th, 26th 2015 timing: 16:30-18:30

at the small conference room at the Immunology Institute

recommended year of attendance: 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2015/2016






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