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260.712.01 CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGY

Term: 4th term
Credits: 3 credits
Contact: Eyal Talor
Academic Year: 2014 - 2015
Course Instructors:
Description:

Lectures and student-led discussions survey methods for evaluating immune competence and immune function; the immunocompromised host, including congenital and acquired immunodeficiencies such as AIDS; applications of immunogenetics; human transplantation; cancer immunology; allergic and autoimmune disease processes; and prophylaxis of infectious diseases, including vaccines and vaccine development.

Learning Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Analyze clinical immunology topics
Describe the immune response in relation to different disease etiologies
Explain immune-based disease management and Case Report interpretation
Define immune-based approach to vaccine development
Analyze different immune-based diseases, causes, diagnosis and therapies

Methods of Assessment: Student evaluation based on mid-term and final exams, a one-page precis, and an oral presentation.
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Monday 6:00 - 9:00
Enrollment Minimum: 6
Enrollment Maximum: 20
Instructor Consent: Consent required for some students

NOT Required for Full time Students who have all prerequisites. Undergrad and Special Students require pre-approval to register.

For consent, contact: etalor@cel-sci.com
Prerequisite:

a course in Basic Immunology or an equivalent

Auditors Allowed: No
Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Frequency Schedule: Every Third Year
Next Offered: 2016-2017