Immuno- and Molecular Therapy - BM/TM

2022/2023

Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

Participation in all exams of the 1st semester is required

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • Explain how manipulations of the immune system may alleviate, stop or avoid disease processes
  • Describe how proteins and products of the immune system (antibodies, cytokines and cells) can be utilised as therapeutic agents
  • Describe the mechanism of viral and non-viral gene therapy and how they can be used to treat diseases
  • Describe nanocarriers and their formulation
  • Explain how nanocarriers can be used to deliver therapeutic agents
  • Evaluate strength and weaknesses of various nanocarriers for drug delivery

Skills

  • Read scientific papers, extract the important findings and present these to an audience
  • Propose own form of immuno- or molecular therapy and present the idea using a poster

Competences

  • Compare and suggest suitable forms of immuno- and molecular therapy for various diseases

Type of instruction

  • Teaching varies between lectures, workshops, (group) exercises and individual study

Exam

Exams

Name of examImmuno- and Molecular Therapy
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
ECTS5
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 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 - BM/TM
Module codeMEDMS20K2_3
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS5
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

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