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260.712.01 Clinical Immunology

Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
4th term
3 credits
Academic Year:
2019 - 2020
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Wednesday,  9:00 - 11:50am
Auditors Allowed:
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Daniela Cihakova
Course Instructor s:
Frequency Schedule:
Every Third Year
Next Offered:
2022 - 2023

a course in Basic Immunology or an equivalent


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 Objectives:

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

  1. Analyze clinical immunology topics
  2. Describe the immune response in relation to different disease etiologies
  3. Explain immune-based disease management and Case Report interpretation
  4. Define immune-based approach to vaccine development
  5. 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.

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for some students

Consent Note:

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

For consent, contact: