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Term: 4th term
Credits: 3 credits
Contact: Noel Rose
Academic Year: 2013 - 2014

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):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Understand the fundamental differences between immune responses to allo-antigens and other non-self antigens
Know the mechanisms underlying successful allogeneic transplantation and appreciate the concepts of tolerance and accommodation
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:

Introductory course in immunology

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