Immuno- and Molecular Therapy - TM and BM


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


  • 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


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


  • 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.



Name of examImmuno- and Molecular Therapy
Type of exam
Written exam
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

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
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Clinical Medicine
FacultyThe Faculty of Medicine