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Immune System II: Immune Responses in Health and Disease MBB 427 (3)

Defects in the immunologic response to bacterial, viral and parasitic infections. The mechanisms of action of vaccines. The causes of immune-mediated diseases, such as autoimmune diseases, hypersensitivity reactions (including asthma and allergy) and organ transplant rejection. The reaction of the immune system to cancer and immunotherapy for cancer. Prerequisite: MBB 426 or HSCI 426, with a minimum grade of C, or permission of the instructor. Students with credit for HSCI 427 cannot take MBB 427 for credit.