260.823.01 SPECIAL TOPICS IN TRANSPLANTATION IMMUNOLOGY
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.
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.
- Tuesday 1:30 - 2:50
- Thursday 1:30 - 2:50
Introductory course in immunology