Period (from – till): 10 September 2018 - 21 September 2018
Course coordinator: Dr. K. Denzer
Starting with clinical cases, the pathophysiology of infectious and immune diseases will be presented. New concepts and therapies will be discussed. To obtain credits (3 EC) several short presentations have to be given and active participation is required.
Introductory lectures on the topic of the day will be followed by self-study (mainly in groups) and tutorials in which participants will present the results of their peers.
- Clinical case studies on primary immunodeficiencies and infections.
- Dendritic cells and their central role in starting specific immune responses
- Transplantation – clinical aspects, transplantation problems
- Autoimmune diseases
- Viro-immunological aspects of herpesviridae infections & associated diseases
- Pathology of hyperactivity of the innate immune response
- Meningitis – Sepsis – two sides of a coin
- Patients and pathogenesis of atopic dermatitis
- (might be topics for change)
- Primary literature
- Useful books for self-study (not mandatory):
- Immunology, Kuby et al. 7th edition, 2013, W.H. Freeman & Company
- Robbins – Pathologic Basic of Disease, 9th edition
- Schaechter’s Mechanisms of Microbial Disease
- Course name
- BMS programme
- students.uu.nl email adres
- Information on background knowledge in the field of I&I
Send this information before half august to firstname.lastname@example.org
Later admittance to the course is only possible, if participant number restriction and previous knowledge of the candidate does allow it.
Mandatory for students in own Master’s programme
For BoD students: This course is one of the specific BoD-courses. Additional to the mandatory Kick off course, BoD students should accomplish 12 EC with specific (cardiovascular) BoD courses.
Optional for students in other GSLS Master’s programme
Basic knowledge of immunology & microbiology at the level of Alberts – Molecular Biology of the Cell (5th
ed) - chapter 24 + 25