260.712.01 | AY 2012-2013 - 4th Term | 3 Credit(s)
M 6:00:00 PM
  • Contact Information
  • Course Learning Objectives
    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
  • Course Description

    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.

  • Methods of Assessment

    Grading Policy: Student evaluation based on mid-term and final exams, a one-page precis, and an oral presentation.

    Grading Restrictions: Letter grade

  • Academic Ethics Code

    The code, discussed in the Policy and Procedure Memorandum for Students, March 31, 2002, will be adhered to in this class:

    Students enrolled in the Bloomberg School of Public Health of The Johns Hopkins University assume an obligation to conduct themselves in a manner appropriate to the University's mission as an institution of higher education. A student is obligated to refrain from acts which he or she knows, or under the circumstances has reason to know, impair the academic integrity of the University. Violations of academic integrity include, but are not limited to: cheating; plagiarism; knowingly furnishing false information to any agent of the University for inclusion in the academic record; violation of the rights and welfare of animal or human subjects in research; and misconduct as a member of either School or University committees or recognized groups or organizations.

  • Disability Support Services

    If you are a student with a documented disability who requires an academic accommodation, please contact Betty H. Addison in the Office of Student Life Services:, 410-955-3034, or 2017 E. Monument Street.