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gsw100 - Immunology and Inflammation (Vollständige Modulbeschreibung)
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Modulbezeichnung Immunology and Inflammation
Modulkürzel gsw100
Kreditpunkte 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Einrichtungsverzeichnis Department für Humanmedizin
Verwendbarkeit des Moduls
  • Master's Programme Molecular Biomedicine (Master) > Clinical Modules
Zuständige Personen
Gibbs, Bernhard (Prüfungsberechtigt)
Gibbs, Bernhard (Modulberatung)
Fakultät 6 Dekanat (Modulverantwortung)
Enrolment in Master´s programme Molecular Biomedicine
++ comprehensive understanding of the fundamentals of immunology and inflammation
++ deepened knowledge of clinical aspects of diseases
++ systematic understanding in the therapy diseases
  + interdisciplinary thinking
  + critical and analytical thinking
++ independent searching and knowledge of scientific literature
++ data presentation and discussion (written and spoken)
++ teamwork
  + time management
The module focuses on dermatology, immunology and inflammation.

Fundamentals of immunology and inflammation

Worked examples of major inflammatory diseases (e.g. allergies, infections, autoimmune diseases) and advanced therapeutic concepts.

Students will be expected to demonstrate the ability to prepare presentations in small working groups where they critically evaluate current research regarding specific examples of inflammatory diseases and their therapy (problem-orientated learning)
Textbooks: Janeway's Immunobiology; Authors: Kenneth Murphy, Casey Weaver; 2016 (9th Edition; Garland Science), Cellular and Molecular Immunology; Authors: Abul Abbas, Andrew H. Lichtman, Shiv Pillai; 2017 (9th Edition; Elsevier)
Example review article: Siebenhaar F, Redegeld FA, Bischoff SC, Gibbs BF, Maurer M. Mast Cells as Drivers of Disease and Therapeutic Targets. Trends Immunol. 2018 Feb;39(2):151-162. doi: 10.1016/
Unterrichtssprache Englisch
Dauer in Semestern 1 Semester
Angebotsrhythmus Modul First half of the winter semester
Aufnahmekapazität Modul 25
Modullevel / module level MM (Mastermodul / Master module)
Modulart / typ of module Wahlpflicht / Elective
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method Lecture, Seminar, Exercise
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge basic knowledge in immunology
Lehrveranstaltungsform Kommentar SWS Angebotsrhythmus Workload Präsenz
Vorlesung 1.5 WiSe 21
Seminar 1 WiSe 14
Übung 1.5 WiSe 21
Präsenzzeit Modul insgesamt 56 h
Prüfung Prüfungszeiten Prüfungsform
graded: written examination (60 min.; 60%), coursework (short review in English in the style "News and Views" article, 40%)
ungraded: formative feedback given for presentations