University of Ioannina, PC 45110, Greece
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Objective of the subject: Bridge basic biochemical knowledge on the immune system with clinical malfunctions in a multidisciplinary course.

Content of the subject: The course involves basic principles of immunology, interaction between immunological and nervous systems, immunological mechanisms that implicate in autoimmune rheumatic disease, in skin diseases as well as pulmonary and endocrine entities. It also presents subjects concerning immunological pathways found in infections, in renal diseases, in inflammatory bowel diseases, as well as in multiple sclerosis.

The course is taught by members of Faculty of Biological Applications and members of Faculty of Medicine, in particular Biology, Rheumatology, Dermatology, Pulmonary, Endocrinology, Microbiology, Nephrology, Neurology, Gastroenterology and Paediatrics.

Form and outcome of the tuition: The course is designed to update basic immunological underlining principles of diseased manifested in a broad clinical spectrum. The goal is understanding modern approaches to old problems. Teaching is interactive, multifunctional and involves the ability to gain an insight to the central role of the immune system in our homeostasis.

Hours of training per student: 26

From the 7th Semester