Basic and Clinical Allergology – University of Copenhagen

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Basic and Clinical Allergology (I & II)

Aim and content

This interdisciplinary course aims at giving the participant knowledge of methods, techniques, and concepts in the study of allergic diseases. The course is a part of the Graduate School of Immunology and is held as a journal club.

Contents

One hour workshops of participants and invited lecturers on the basic and clinical topics of allergology including the diseases: asthma, hay fever, anaphylaxis, atopic dermatitis, food allergy, drug allergy; the diagnostic tools: allergen challenges of target organs, skin prick tests, in vitro methods (specific IgE-determinations, histamine release); and the pathophysiological and immunological background: T-  B-lymphocytes, IgE-synthesis, Th1 vs. Th2. vs Treg cells and cytokines, mast cells, basophils and eosinophils, mediators and cytokine, immunological processes, signal-transduction mechanisms.

Language

English (if all participants are Danish, course language may be Danish)

Form

Weekly workshops.

Next course

See individual posting on the PhD schools homepage. Questions regarding applications for a course please mail the PhD school