Last modified: 31 May 2022 13:26
|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
The aim of this course is to provide an in-depth understanding of selected aspects of immunology as related to infection and disease. Main areas of study will include: An overview of the complex cellular and molecular mechanisms of tolerance to non-infectious or self-antigens including the role of T regulatory cells and AIRE and the importance of tolerance for pregnancy; how tolerance can be broken to induce autoimmunity, asthma or other atopic diseases; an appreciation of how the immune system can be evaded to cause disease by e.g. by pathogens and in sepsis and cancer;
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
70% Written Examination in term 2
30% Continuous Assessment Research Tutorial Spotlight Essay 800 words
There are no assessments for this course.
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|Factual||Remember||ILO’s for this course are available in the course guide.|
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