Immuno- and Molecular Therapy - TM and BM

2018/2019

Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

Passed course in basic immunology (module 2.2 of the AAU medicine/medIS bachelor programme or equivalent). Passed course on proteomic and genomics (“Proteomics and Genomics in Diagnostics and Disease” on the AAU medIS master programme or equivalent).

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • Summarize how manipulations of the immune system may alleviate, stop or avoid disease processes
  • Argue how proteins and products of the immune system (antibodies, cytokines and cells) can be utilized as therapeutic agents either as such or in conjugation with drug-encapsulated carriers

Skills

  • Summarize the mechanisms of action of different forms of protein and immunotherapy
  • Design experiments in protein and immunotherapy

Competences

  • Compare and suggest suitable forms of protein and immunotherapy for a series of typical patients and give reasons for the choices.

Type of instruction

Teacher directed lectures and student directed presentations based on scientific papers and study problems.

Exam

Exams

Name of examImmuno- and Molecular Therapy
Type of exam
Written exam
ECTS5
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAs stated in the Join Programme Regulations.

Additional information

Please contact the  programme student counsellors if you consider applying to the education and you have questions.

Please consult the Moodle page for your semester and contact the semester coordinator if you have academic questions, or the study secretary if you have administrative questions.

All other enquiries may be directed to Helene Nørgaard, secretary of the Study Board.

Facts about the module

Danish titleImmun- og molekylærterapi - TM og BM
Module codeMEDMS13K2_2
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS5
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Medicine
FacultyThe Faculty of Medicine