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

Tumor immunology and immunomodulation  (Corso Elettivo)

Course code
4S001139
Name of lecturer
Stefano Ugel
Coordinator
Stefano Ugel
Number of ECTS credits allocated
1
Academic sector
MED/04 - EXPERIMENTAL MEDICINE AND PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
2° semestre dal Feb 22, 2021 al May 28, 2021.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The elective course aims to the objective to give informations broad and up-to-date as much as possible on the interactions between immune system and cancer on one side and on new approaches of immune response modulation on the other side. In particular, the following topics will be treated: immunosurveillance and evasion of the immune response; tumor antigens; anti-tumor vaccines; adoptive cell transfer; immunomodulating monoclonal antibodies; tumor microenvironment and cells of the immune system

Syllabus

Cancer Immunotherapy: emerging concepts
Active immunotherpy
Passive immunotherapy
Immune Checkpoint-inhibitors to treat cancer
Cancer-related immunosuppression

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Cellular and Molecular Immunology A.K. ABBAS, A.H. LICHTMAN, S. PILLAI 2018

Assessment methods and criteria

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Date od lessons: 09-11-16-18 March 2021, at 5.00-7.00 pm

Room: Room at Immunology section , Buildind D second floor Policlinico GB Rossi

ANNO RACCOMANDATO: 4,5,6





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