260.633.01 AUTOIMMUNE DISEASES OF THE ENDOCRINE GLANDS
- Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
- 3rd term
- 4 credits
- Academic Year:
- 2013 - 2014
- East Baltimore
- Class Times:
- M W, 3:30 - 5:20pm
Principles of Immunology or equivalent.
Reviews current understanding of autoimmunity, the immunological mechanisms and the animal models. Presents the clinical manifestations and the pathogenesis of all autoimmune diseases affecting the endocrine glands, such as Graves' disease, type 1 diabetes and Hashimoto's thyroiditis. Current articles from the literature address important topics in autoimmunity.
- Methods of Assessment:
paper presentation = 25%, mid-term exam = 25%, final exam = 50%
- Instructor Consent:
No consent required