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

Supplementary research and laboratory diagnostic informations on Autoimmunity  (Corso Elettivo)

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Name of lecturer
Silvia Sartoris
Silvia Sartoris
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1° semestre dal Sep 30, 2019 al Jan 10, 2020.

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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.


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 2016
Abbas A.K et al. Immunologia Cellulare e Molecolare (Edizione 9) Elsevier 2018
K. MURPHY, P. TRAVERS, M. WALPORT Janeway’s Immunobiology (Edizione 9) GS Garland Science 2017 2017

Assessment methods and criteria

eligibility based on presence

NOVEMBER 4th, 11th, 18th 20198 at 14:30

at the small conferences room of the Immunology Institute

recommended year of attendance: 3rd

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