MPIM081 Immunology

Faculty of Medicine
spring 2021
Extent and Intensity
1/0/0. 1 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Taught online.
Teacher(s)
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
Timetable
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
Prerequisites
MPVL0721 Internal Medicine I
MPVL0721
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
  • Optometry (programme LF, N-OPTO)
  • Optometry (programme LF, N-SZ) (2)
  • Health Sciences (programme LF, N-SZ, specialization Teaching Specialization Optics and Optometrics)
  • Health Sciences (programme LF, N-SZ, specialization Teaching Specialization Human Alimentation)
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.
Syllabus
  • 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.
Literature
    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
Czech
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
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2000, Spring 2001, Spring 2002, Spring 2003, Spring 2004, Spring 2005, Spring 2006, Spring 2007, Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, spring 2019, spring 2020.
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