LF:MPIM081 Immunology - Course Information
MPIM081 ImmunologyFaculty of Medicine
- Extent and Intensity
- 1/0/0. 1 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
- prof. MUDr. Jiří Litzman, CSc. (lecturer)
MUDr. Zita Chovancová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
- Guaranteed by
- prof. MUDr. Jiří Litzman, CSc.
Department of Clinical Immunology and Allergology - Institutions shared with St. Anne's Faculty Hospital - Faculty of Medicine
Contact Person: Miroslava Bučková
Supplier department: Department of Clinical Immunology and Allergology - Institutions shared with St. Anne's Faculty Hospital - Faculty of Medicine
- Thu 4. 3. 8:00–9:40 N02011, 8:00–9:40 N02011, Thu 11. 3. 8:00–9:40 N02011, 8:00–9:40 N02011, Thu 18. 3. 8:00–9:40 N02011, 8:00–9:40 N02011, Thu 25. 3. 8:00–9:40 N02011, 8:00–9:40 N02011, Thu 1. 4. 8:00–9:40 N02011, Thu 8. 4. 8:00–9:40 N02011, Thu 15. 4. 8:00–9:40 N02011
- MPVL0721 Internal Medicine I
- Course Enrolment Limitations
- The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
- fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
- Course objectives
- The attendees will obtain basic information about clinical immunology and allergology, diagnostic approach and treatment of immunopathological diseases. After finishing the course the students will understand the mechanisms of the immune response in physiology and the knowledge will enable them to understand the immune system disturbances leading to immunopathological diseases.
- Learning outcomes
- The student will become acquainted with basic mechanisms of functioning of the immune system, both in the component of innate and adaptive immunity. The student will be familiar with the most important mechanisms leading to immunopathological diseases. The student will understand the role of the immune system in defense against pathogens. The student will understand the basic classification of immunopathological diseases.
- Immunology and medicine. History of immunology. Cells and organs of the immune system. Antigens. Immune reaction. Main histocompatibility complex. B-lymphocytes. Production of immunoglobulins. Immunoglobulins, function and structure. T-lymphocytes and cellular immunity. Cytotoxic lymphocytes. Cytokines. Immunity against infection. Non-specific immunity. Allergic diseases. Immunity and nutrition. Immunopathology. Immunodeficiency. Autoimmune diseases. Immunoprophylaxis and immunotherapy. Clinical immunology laboratory tests.
- recommended literature
- HOŘEJŠÍ, Václav, Jiřina BARTŮŇKOVÁ, Tomáš BRDIČKA and Radek ŠPÍŠEK. Základy imunologie. 6., aktualizované vydání. V Praze: Stanislav Juhaňák - Triton, 2017. 297 stran. ISBN 9788075532503. info
- LITZMAN, Jiří, Pavel KUKLÍNEK and Ondřej RYBNÍČEK. Alergologie a klinická imunologie (Allergology and clinical immunology). Brno: IDVPZ, 2001. 144 pp. ISBN 80-7013-345-7. info
- Teaching methods
- Lecture and active presentations of students under supervision of lecturer.
- Assessment methods
- To get the credit, presence in 90% with active participation in discussions is required. The knowledge is continuously checked by oral questions.
- Language of instruction
- Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
- Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 15.
- Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
- Enrolment Statistics (recent)
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