Welcome to the CoursePlus Web site for CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGY (260.712.01), a course offered by the Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Lectures and student-led discussions survey methods for evaluating immune competence and immune function; the immunocompromised host, including congenital and acquired immunodeficiencies such as AIDS; applications of immunogenetics; human transplantation; cancer immunology; allergic and autoimmune disease processes; and prophylaxis of infectious diseases, including vaccines and vaccine development.
1. Provide background on various clinical immunology topics 2. Provide understanding of the immune response in relation to different disease etiologies 3. Gain insight into immune-based disease management and Case Report interpretation 4. Develop understanding of immune-based approach to vaccine development 5. Analyze different immune-based diseases, causes, diagnosis and therapies
Mon 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Grading Policy: Student evaluation based on mid-term and final exams, a one-page precis, and an oral presentation.
Grading Restrictions: Letter grade