About The Course
Welcome Message

Welcome to the CoursePlus Web site for TUTORIAL IN TISSUE INJURY, INFLAMMATION, AND REPAIR (188.860.01), a course offered by the Department of Environmental Health Sciences at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

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Course Description

Covers the biochemical and pathophysiological mechanisms of acute and chronic inflammation, including immediate and delayed hypersensitivity and the response to physical, chemical, and microbial tissue damage. Discusses cell membrane function; capillary permeability; histamine, kinins, plasmin, complement, icosanoids; blood clotting; chemotaxis; and other inflammatory mediators produced by various blood cells.

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Course Learning Objectives

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to: - Assess how tissues respond to injury. - Analyze what starts and stops the inflammatory process. - Identify how tissues repair. - Integrate assigned readings with emerging knowledge of tissue pathology through one-on-one discussion.

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Course Time

Thu   5:30 PM to 6:50 PM

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Course Faculty
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Intended Audience

Public Health graduate students

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Grading Policy & Grading Restrictions

Grading Policy: Student evaluation based on class participation.

Grading Restrictions: Pass and Fail

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Administrative Contact

Arthur Dannenberg-Jr.
E-mail: artdann@jhsph.edu

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