Introduction to Immunology
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Introduction to Immunology introduces the responses, cells, mediators and structures of the immune system. Innate immunity, including inflammation and adaptive immunity will be discussed, focusing on how both arms of the immune system are activated. The respective effector mechanisms for innate and adaptive immunity will be described. The role of the immune system in health and disease will be introduced, topics covered may include: immunodeficiency, autoimmunity, hypersensitivity, transplantation and tumor immunity.