Immunology and immunopathology

A.Y. 2021/2022
5
Max ECTS
64
Overall hours
SSD
MED/04
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The course aims to provide students with:
a) the knowledge of the organization, ontogenesis, and functioning of the immune system;
b) the knowledge of the mechanisms of defense of both innate and adaptive immunity against the microorganisms;
c) understanding the role of the immune system in transplant rejection and in the control of tumor growth;
d) understanding the etiological basis of hypersensitivity, autoimmunity and immunodeficiencies.
Expected learning outcomes
The students know:
a) the cellular and humoral components of the innate and adaptive immune system and their mutual interactions;
b) the mechanisms responsible for the activation and regulation of the immune responses;
c) the etiopathogenetic basis of the main immunopathological conditions.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

MED/04 - EXPERIMENTAL MEDICINE AND PATHOPHYSIOLOGY - University credits: 5
Informal teaching: 16 hours
Lessons: 48 hours
Shifts:
Gruppo 1
Professor: Sfondrini Lucia
Gruppo 2
Professor: Della Bella Silvia Angela Maria