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260.823.01 SPECIAL TOPICS IN TRANSPLANTATION IMMUNOLOGY

Cancelled

Department:
Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
Term:
4th term
Credits:
3 credits
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tu Th,  1:30 - 2:50pm
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Noel Rose
Frequency Schedule:
Every Other Year

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Prerequisite:

Introductory course in immunology

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 Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  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.

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for all students

Consent Note:

Consent required.

For consent, contact:

nrose@jhsph.edu