Module Guide since WS 2016/17

Modul MZ4127-KP06

Clinical Immunology 1 (ClinImmu1)


1 Semester
Turnus of offer:

each summer semester
Credit points:

Course of studies, specific field and terms:
  • Master MLS 2018 (optional subject), Immunology, 2nd semester
  • Master MLS 2009 (optional suject), Clinical Immunology, 2nd semester
  • Master MLS 2016 (optional subject), Clinical Immunology, 2nd semester
Classes and lectures:
  • Special topics of clinical immunology (seminar, 2 SWS)
  • Special topics of clinical immunology (lecture, 2 SWS)
  • 60 Hours in-classroom work
  • 120 Hours private studies
Contents of teaching:
  • The students get advanced knowledge of various branches and aspects of clinical immunology
  • The students get an insight into the interdisciplinary clinical-immunological aspects of dermatological, gastroenterological, hematological and rheumatologic disorders
  • The students get to know immunopathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of selected diseases, (pemphigus, pemphigoid, connective tissue diseases, ANCA-associated vasculitis, inflammatory bowel disease, multiple sclerosis), in context of the involved immune system (especially immunodeficiencies, autoimmune diseases and chronic inflammation)
  • Gender differences of the immune system
  • Epigenetic changes in the context of clinical immunology
  • Students are able to explain the immune response of the innate and adaptive immune system in the context of diagnostic and therapeutic issues
  • Students are able to explain common features of primary immunodeficiencies affecting humoral immune response or T cell function
  • The students can describe the current knowledge for the development of autoimmune diseases like multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus and bullous autoimmune skin diseases.
  • They can provide examples of genetic defects and epigenetic modification leading to primary immunodeficiencies and autoimmunity
  • They know gender differences of the immune system
  • The students can critically evaluate scientific content of recent scientific publications in the field of clinical immunology
  • The students can give didactically good presentations
Grading through:
  • written exam
Responsible for this module:
  • Prof. Dr. med. Dr. rer. nat. Enno Schmidt
  • Prof. Dr. med. Dr. rer. nat. Enno Schmidt
  • Dr. rer. nat. Susanne Lemcke
  • Dr. Stephanie Goletz
  • Dr. Ingolf Karl
  • Prof. Diamant Thaci
  • Prof. Dr. med. Gabriela Riemekasten
  • Prof. Peter Lamprecht
  • Prof. Dr. med. vet. Jennifer Hundt
  • Kenneth M. Murphy, Paul Travers, Mark Walport: Janeway Immunologie
  • Hans-Hartmut Peter / Werner J. Pichler / Ulf Müller-Ladner: Immunologie - ISBN: 978-3-437-23256-5
  • Robert R. Rich, Thomas A Fleisher, William T. Shearer, Harry Schroeder, Anthony J. Frew, Cornelia M. Weyand: Clinical Immunology: Principles and Practice, 4th Edition
  • English, except in case of only German-speaking participants

Prerequisites for the module:
- nothing

Prerequisites for admission to the written examination:
- succesful participation in the seminar

Module exam:
- MZ4127-L1: Clinical Immunology 1, written exam, 90 min, 100 % module grade

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