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

Translating basic immunology into the clinic  (Corso Elettivo)

Course code
4S009443
Name of lecturer
Francesco De Sanctis
Coordinator
Francesco De Sanctis
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 course will extend the knowledge in immunology field with a specific focus on the clinical applications of recent immunological discoveries in cancer immunotherapy field and other pathologies, such as cytokine storm syndromes.

Syllabus

Immune response regulation
Innate and adaptive immunity
Cytokines
The immune system in pathology
Cancer Immunesurveillance and immunoediting
Cancer immunotherapy
Immunotherapy in cytokine storm syndrome and in autoimmune diseases
New high-throughput available technologies for the identification of mechanisms of immune response activation, dysfunction in pathology.

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

Lesson attendance
The lessons are addressed to students enrolled in the 4th, 5th, 6th academic year.





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