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

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

Immunology

Course code
4S00179
Credits
9
Academic sector
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Learning outcomes

Aims of the Immunology course are: acquisition of the knowledge of the fundamental biological and physiological mechanisms regulating the function of the immune system in the protection from diseases, and of the immune system pathology, with particular attention to hypersensitivity, autoimmunity and immunodeficiency; acquisition of the ability to consider the function of the immune system both in health and in disease status and of the bases of the most common laboratory immune techniques in order to become able to understand the results of any laboratory analysis based on immunological techniques; knowledge of the immune responses against infections, of both the congenital and the acquired disfunctions of the immune system, of the hypersensibility reactions and of the main autoimmune as well as lymphoproliferative diseases; knowledge of the immune strategies applied to the therapy of allergies and immunodeficiencies; knowledge of the general principles of vaccination therapy and immune suppression; kowledge of tumor immunology and immunology of transplantation.





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