Molecular pathology and parasitology

A.Y. 2017/2018
8
Max ECTS
48
Overall hours
SSD
VET/03 VET/06
Language
English
Learning objectives
Aim of the course is to provide students with instruments to understand the molecular bases of animal cancer, metabolic and parasitic diseases, and how they may be used as model for human counterparts
Students will learn how to link molecular modifications with diagnostics.
Expected learning outcomes
Undefined
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
Second semester
ATTENDING STUDENTS
Pathophysiology
Course syllabus
LECTURES:
1. The Metabolic syndrome in domestic animals (Prof helga Sauerwein - Univesrity of Bonn - Erasmus exchange)
2. Diabetes
3. Obesity
4. Liver diseases
5. Hemathology
Molecular Oncology
Course syllabus
Lectures
Molecular basis of oncogenesis - 1st part (2h)
Molecular basis of oncogenesis - 2nd part (2h)
Metastasis (2h)
Mechanisms of tumor escape (2h)
Cachexia (2h)
Infectious agents and cancer (2h)
The microbiota and cancer (2h)
Molecular biomarkers of tumors (4h)
Animal models and parasitic diseases
Course syllabus
Lectures:
1. Genomic, immunologic and diagnostic techniques for the study of parasitic diseases in laboratory rodent species and dogs (4 hs)
2. Usefulness of animal models for the understanding of the genetic and pathogenetic basis of parasitic diseases (2 hs)
3. Evaluation of the epidemiological risk linked to parasitic zoonoses: contribution from the canine model (2 hs)
4. Comparative evaluation of vaccine program efficacy and antiparasitic treatments through clinical trials in canine model (2 hs).
Practices: unconventional animal models for the study of parasitic and vector-borne diseases (2 hs)
NON-ATTENDING STUDENTS
Pathophysiology
Course syllabus
LECTURES:
1. The Metabolic syndrome in domestic animals (Prof helga Sauerwein - Univesrity of Bonn - Erasmus exchange)
2. Diabetes
3. Obesity
4. Liver diseases
5. Hemathology
Molecular Oncology
Course syllabus
Lectures
Molecular basis of oncogenesis - 1st part (2h)
Molecular basis of oncogenesis - 2nd part (2h)
Metastasis (2h)
Mechanisms of tumor escape (2h)
Cachexia (2h)
Infectious agents and cancer (2h)
The microbiota and cancer (2h)
Molecular biomarkers of tumors (4h)
Animal models and parasitic diseases
Course syllabus
1. Genomic, immunologic and diagnostic techniques for the study of parasitic diseases in laboratory rodent species and dogs
2. Usefulness of animal models for the understanding of the genetic and pathogenetic basis of parasitic diseases
3. Evaluation of the epidemiological risk linked to parasitic zoonoses: contribution from the canine model
4. Comparative evaluation of vaccine program efficacy and antiparasitic treatments through clinical trials in canine model
5. Unconventional animal models for the study of parasitic and vector-borne diseases
Animal models and parasitic diseases
VET/06 - PARASITOLOGY AND ANIMAL PARASITIC DISEASES - University credits: 2
Lessons: 12 hours
Professor: Mortarino Michele
Molecular Oncology
VET/03 - VETERINARY PATHOLOGY - University credits: 3
Lessons: 18 hours
Professor: Lecchi Cristina
Pathophysiology
VET/03 - VETERINARY PATHOLOGY - University credits: 3
Lessons: 18 hours
Professor: Ceciliani Fabrizio
Professor(s)
Reception:
After scheduling via mail
Department of Veterinary Medicine - Room 172
Reception:
upon appointment
Via dell'Università 6, Lodi
Reception:
Wednesday 11.00-12.00
DIMEVET - - Lodi Via Dell'Università 6