A Course that covers the fundamentals of Immunology and provides certain medical aspects to it. It begins with an Introduction and then delves into the History, followed by the location of the immune system in the human body, then to the various cell types, followed by the types of immunity, that is the innate and the adaptive and the cells related to each type of immunity. Next is the description of antigens and antibodies in terms of composition and structure as well as the primary and the secondary immune responses. This is followed by a brief explanation of abnormal immunity and a conclusion of the overall course.
What Will I Learn?
- Identify the primary and secondary lymphoid organs
- Name and identify immune cell types
- Identify the cell types involved in immune system activation
- Differentiate between native immunity and acquired immunity
- Describe the first episode of vaccination
- Name the components of the immune system
- Medical and clinical implications of the basic concepts of immunology
- Immunotherapy - how it works
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