IMED7190 - Medical Immunology
Course Outline (revised March 6, 2019)
Winter 2019

CRN #57559 A01

 

Course Co-ordinator: Dr. Afshin Raouf
Office: Regenerative Medicine Program
Department of Immunology
613 Basic Medical Sciences Bldg.
Phone: (204) 975-7704
Email: Afshin.Raouf@umanitoba.ca
Course Times: Wednesdays, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: 477 Apotex Centre,
Alec Sehon Seminar Room
Description: The student will develop an understanding of the immunological mechanisms which underlie disease pathogenesis and will obtain both a general and specific overview of the process of disease. This course is appropriate for graduate students from different disciplines (medical microbiology, biochemistry, epidemiology, physiology), as well as postdoctoral fellows, and medical residents.
Evaluation: Mid-term examination (take-home): 30%
Final examination: 70%

Exam Format:
Take-home examination.


Class Schedule:

Date Lecture Lecturer
Jan. 16, 2019 Role of Inflammation in Cancer Development Dr. Afshin Raouf
Jan. 23 Host Defense and Immunopathogenesis Dr. Jude Uzonna
Jan. 30 Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (HSCT) Dr. Geoffrey Cuvelier
Feb. 6 Hypereosinophilic Syndrome Dr. Abdel Soussi Gounni
Feb. 13 Gene Therapy Dr. Sam Kung
Feb. 20 Autoantibody mediated diseases Dr. Aaron Marshall
Feb. 27 HIV Resistance Dr. Ruey Su
Mar. 6 Mid Term Exam

The take-home mid-term exam is worth 30% of your final grade. Pick up your exam from Karen Morrow in the Immunology General Office, 471 Apotex Centre on March 6, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. The exam will not be handed out before that time. Two copies of your answers are required, one hard copy, and one emailed copy. Your answers must be received by Karen Morrow no later than 1:00 p.m. on March 12, 2019.  (Email address: Karen.Morrow@umanitoba.ca)

 
Mar. 19
9:30-11:30 a.m.
NEW DATE
Colitis Dr. Jean-Eric Ghia
Mar. 20 Transplant Immunology Dr. Peter Nickerson
Mar. 27 Vaccines Dr. Shawn Babiuk
Apr. 3 Can rheumatoid arthritis be prevented? Dr. Hani El-Gabalawy
Apr. 10 Immunomodulatory drugs for treatments in autoimmunity and cancer Dr. Thomas Murooka
Apr. 17 Immunobiology of Sepsis Dr. Neeloffer Mookherjee
Apr. 24 Immunity and pathology in chlamydial infection Dr. Xi Yang
May 1 Final Exam

The final take-home examination is worth 70% of the final grade.  Pick up your exam from Karen Morrow in the Immunology General Office (471 Apotex Centre) at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 1, 2019. The exam will not be handed out before that time. Two copies of your answers are required, one hard copy, and one emailed copy. Your answers must be received by Karen Morrow no later than 1:00 p.m. on Friday, May 10, 2019. (Email address:
Karen.Morrow@umanitoba.ca)