USAL Program Medical Immunology 2022 (1st Edition)

USAL Program Medical Immunology 2022 (1st Edition)

Prof. Jacques J.M van Dongen

Centro de Investigación del Cáncer-Instituto de Biología Celular y Molecular del Cáncer y Leiden University Medical Center.

25/01/2022 to 11/05/2022
Time: 16:15 h – 17:45 h
Salón de Actos del Edificio Dioscórides, facultad de biología, Campus Miguel de Unamuno
Host: Alberto Orfao
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Basic aspects of human immunology and relevance for medicine

January 25th Introduction: Structure and function of the immune human system
January 27th Adaptive immune system: antigen receptors and repertoire & ageing (consequences for disease susceptibility)

Understanding immunological mechanisms of disease

February 28th No lecture

March 1st Immune response to infections and vaccinations: COVID as model system (cancelled)

March 3rd Immunodeficiencies: PID and immune compromised patients

March 15th Malignancies of the immune system: Diagnosis, classification and monitoring (together with Julia and Alberto)

March 16th HLA system and organ transplantation (SCT and solid organ transplantation) + local case (cancelled)

May 10th Allergies and role of immune cells and antibodies + local case

May 12th Auto-immunity & auto-immune diseases: mechanisms and consequences + local case

June 21st Organ-specific (endocrine) auto-immune diseases and systemic diseases + local case

June 23rd Immunotherapies: antibodies and cellular therapies + local case

- special attention for antibody therapies and their mechanisms

- combined antibody therapies

- CAR T-cell therapy

Date: tbd Immune reconstitution and immune regeneration after SCT, gene therapy and immune therapies + local case