Bachelor's degree in Biomedical Laboratory Techniques (to qualify as a biomedical laboratory worker) (Verona)

Human pathology - PATOLOGIA GENERALE

Course code
4S000336
Name of lecturer
Flavia Bazzoni
Number of ECTS credits allocated
2
Academic sector
MED/04 - EXPERIMENTAL MEDICINE AND PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
Lezioni TLB 1 SEMESTRE dal Oct 1, 2019 al Dec 20, 2019.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

Knowledge of the main mechanisms of molecular and cellular injury and the basic reactions of cecells and tissues to the abnormal stimuli that underlie diseases.

Syllabus

1. Introduction
General concepts
Homeostasis.
Pathogenesis
Etiology
Glossary

2. Cellular pathology
Pathogenesis of hypoxia, ischemia and oxidative stress.
Cellular death: apoptosis and necrosis
Molecular markers of cell death

3. The innate immune response
Mononuclear phagocytes: features and functions
Acute inflammation: vascular changes and cellular events
Inflammatory exudate: characteristics and functions
Leucocyte recruitment
Leukocyte effector mechanisms ( phagocytosis, Killing and degradation of phagocytosed Microbes)
Chemical Mediators and Regulators of Inflammation: soluble and cellular origins
Cytokines: chemokines, proinflammatory cytokines (TNFa, IL-1, IL-6), and anti-inflammatory cytokines (IL-10, IL-1ra, sTNFR).
Systemic effects of inflammation
Outcomes of acute inflammation:
Chronic inflammation
Resolution: Regeneration and repair.
Scarring

4. genome and epigenome

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
G.M. Pontieri Elementi di Patologia generale e Fisiopatologia Generale (Edizione 4) Piccin 2018 978-88-299-2912-2

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral test





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