Lectures in Clinical Immunology at the phil-nat. faculty

4540-FS2018-0: Selected topics in Clinical Immunology  
Lecturers Bern Immunology Club (BIC); Coordination: Prof. Dr. S. von Gunten
Type Lecture, 2h / week, 3 ECTS  
Semester   Master Spring semester, on Thursdays, 4.15 - 6 p.m. 
Place                         Institute of Cell Biology, Baltzerstr. 4, lecture room C161  

miscellaneous

The preconditions to visit this lectures are: 

  • participation in classes Immunology I and II of the Bachelor course or an equivalent education
  • an Immunology textbook, we recommend Abbas AK, Lichtman AH und Pillai S: Cellular and Molecular Immunology, 8th Edition
  • course preparation according to topic (reading respective chapters, download and study of lecture print-outs)
  • knowledge of English language

 

Exam: June 7, 2018, 17.00-18.00 pm, Ort: Hörsaal UG113 im Chemiegebäude, Freiestrasse 3
Date Lecture Title   Overview/Concept   Lecturer(s)  
22.2.   Introduction   ·Introduction of the course
·Why do we need Clinical Immunology?  
Stephan von Gunten (16:15)
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22.2.   Glycoimmunology  - Glycan-based vaccines
- Tumor glycosylation and immunity
Stephan von Gunten (17:15)
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1.3. Biologics   ·Lessons regarding pathogenesis
·Cytokines
·Cytokine inhibitors/antagonists
·Therapeutic antibodies beyond anti-cytokines
·Immunoreconstitution  
Sabine Adler

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8.3.   Tumor Immunology   ·Tumor antigens
·Immune response to tumors
·Why immunity to tumors often does not work
Adrian Ochsenbein
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15.3.   Allergy ·Classification, pathogenesis and diagnostics of allergic diseases 
Anna Gschwend (16.15)
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22.3 Tolerance   ·Tolerance mechanisms
·Mucosal immunology
·Analyzing tolerance mechanisms in clinical settings  
Mirjam Schenk
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29.3 Immunological lung diseases  - Hypersensitivity pneumonitis, sarcoidosis
- Asthma and respiratory infections
Manuela Funke (16.15)
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Christophe von Garnier (17.15)
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12.4. Autoimmunity   ·Autoimmune connective tissue diseases/connectivitides
·Vasculitis
·Autoinflammatory diseases
Michael Seitz
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19.4. Immunity to microbes   ·Immunity to bacteria
·Immunity to fungi
·Immunity to viruses
·Immunity to parasites
·Vaccination
Christoph Hauser  
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26.4.  Transplantation   ·Stem Cells
·Solid Organs

Gabriela Baerlocher (16:15)
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Daniel Sidler (17.15)
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3.5.   Immunological skin diseases  ·Psoriasis

·Atopic eczema

Christoph Schlapbach (16:15)
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Dagmar Simon (17:15)
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17.5 Immunodeficiencies   ·Congenital immunodeficiencies
·Acquired immunodeficiencies  

Michaela Fux
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Andri Rauch
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24.5.   Immunopharmacology Drugs affecting the immune system Stephan von Gunten