General pathology, immunology and medical genetics

A.Y. 2020/2021
6
Max ECTS
60
Overall hours
SSD
MED/03 MED/04
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
Learning objectives (nuovo testo da inserire in W4):
The course aims to:
· Ensure that students are familiar with the fundamental elements the basic mechanisms that characterize the onset and the maintenance of pathological phenomena;
· Provide insights in the physio-pathological elements of specific organs and apparatus with particular attention to the gastrointestinal system and the metabolic endocrine aspects related to nutritional phenomena;
· Equip students to understand the basic concepts of immunology, the mechanisms of the immune response and of the main immunopathological reactions;
· Ensure that students are familiar with the mechanisms of genetic transmission of diseases;
· Foster the ability of studying independently and as part of a group, and to develop oral and written presentation skills.
Expected learning outcomes
Expected learning outcomes (nuovo testo da inserire in W4)
By the end of the course the student will:
· have a general picture of the causes and etiopathogenetic mechanisms of diseases.
· know the basic characteristics of the immune response and its alterations such as allergies and autoimmune diseases mainly related to the gastrointestinal system.
· know the general characteristics of human genetics and the main associated diseases
· be able to discuss and formulate independent judgments on the topics covered during the lessons.
Course syllabus and organization

Unique edition

General pathology and immunology
MED/04 - EXPERIMENTAL MEDICINE AND PATHOPHYSIOLOGY - University credits: 5
Lessons: 50 hours
Medical genetics
MED/03 - MEDICAL GENETICS - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours