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260.823.01 SPECIAL TOPICS IN TRANSPLANTATION IMMUNOLOGY

Cancelled

Term: 4th term
Credits: 3 credits
Contact: Noel Rose
Academic Year: 2011 - 2012
Description:

Introductory lectures review current understanding of the major histocompatibility complex; the molecular basis of alloreactivity; and immunological mechanisms of allograft rejection, tolerance, and graft versus host disease. Presents and discusses current articles addressing important topics in transplantation.

Learning Objective(s):

1. Understand the fundamental differences between immune responses to allo-antigens and other non-self antigens. 2. Know the mechanisms underlying successful allogeneic transplantation and appreciate the concepts of tolerance and accommodation. 3. Become acquainted with the process and problems in translation of basic research into clinical transplantation.


Methods of Assessment: Student evaluation based on class participation and a paper reviewing a current topic.
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tuesday 1:30 - 2:50
  • Thursday 1:30 - 2:50
Enrollment Minimum: 6
Enrollment Maximum: 30
Instructor Consent: Consent required for all students

Consent required.

For consent, contact: nrose@jhsph.edu
Prerequisite:

Introductory course in immunology

Auditors Allowed: Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Frequency Schedule: