Lecture dealing with cellular and humoral immunity, B cells and T cells, autoimmunity, immunodeficiency. Prerequisite: One semester of Biochemistry.
Eyal Amiel ()
DATES: May 19 - June 13, 2014
Lecture course dealing with cells, organs, development, interactions and the functioning (infectious process, immunodeficiency, immunity, hypersensitivity reactions, transplantation and tumor immunology) of the innate and the adaptive immune system Prerequisite: one semester of biochemistry.
1. Understanding of the origins of immunology as a discrete medical science. 2. Appreciation of the distinct roles and functions of the innate and adaptive immune systems. 3. Knowledge of the origin, relationships and functions of the cells involved in immunity. 4. Knowledge of the structure and composition of antigens. 5. Knowledge of the structure and composition of antibodies, including their diversity. 6. Knowledge of the structure and function of T and B lymphocytes. 7. Understanding of the immunological basis for inflammation, hypersensitivity, immunizations, immunodeficiency, autoimmunity, transplant rejections, and the response to cancer. 8. Understanding of the clinical applications of immunological principles in the diagnosis and treatment of various disease states.
There will be 4 in-class exams unit exams and a take-home cumulative final examination. In addition, there will be quizzes on reading assignments and reports on in-class discussions of primary literature articles.
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