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A.A. 2017/2018

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Course calendar

The Academic Calendar sets out the degree programme lecture and exam timetables, as well as the relevant university closure dates..

Definition of lesson periods
Period From To
LEZIONI 1° E 2° SEMESTRE Oct 2, 2017 Jun 1, 2018
LEZIONI 1° SEMESTRE Oct 2, 2017 Dec 21, 2017
LEZIONI 2° SEMESTRE Feb 19, 2018 Jun 1, 2018
Exam sessions
Session From To
SESSIONE INVERNALE A.A. 2016/2017 E 1°SEMESTRE A.A.2017/2018 Jan 8, 2018 Feb 16, 2018
SESSIONE ESTIVA Jun 4, 2018 Jul 27, 2018
SESSIONE ESTIVA LAUREANDI Jun 4, 2018 Jul 6, 2018
SESSIONE AUTUNNALE Sep 3, 2018 Sep 28, 2018
Degree sessions
Session From To
SESSIONE INVERNALE Mar 5, 2018 Mar 16, 2018
SESSIONE ESTIVA Jul 16, 2018 Jul 31, 2018
SESSIONE AUTUNNALE Oct 15, 2018 Oct 26, 2018
Holidays
Period From To
FESTIVITA' DI OGNISSANTI Nov 1, 2017 Nov 1, 2017
FESTIVITA' IMMACOLATA CONCEZIONE Dec 8, 2017 Dec 8, 2017
VACANZE DI NATALE Dec 22, 2017 Jan 7, 2018
VACANZE DI PASQUA Mar 30, 2018 Apr 3, 2018
FESTA DELLA LIBERAZIONE Apr 25, 2018 Apr 25, 2018
FESTA DEL LAVORO May 1, 2018 May 1, 2018
FESTIVITA' DEL SANTO PATRONO: SAN ZENO May 21, 2018 May 21, 2018
FESTA DELLA REPUBBLICA Jun 2, 2018 Jun 2, 2018
Other Periods
Description Period From To
TIROCINIO 1°SEMESTRE TIROCINIO 1°SEMESTRE Oct 2, 2017 Dec 21, 2017
ATTIVITA' FACOLTATIVA DI TIROCINIO ESCLUSI PERIODI DI VACANZA ATTIVITA' FACOLTATIVA DI TIROCINIO ESCLUSI PERIODI DI VACANZA Oct 2, 2017 Sep 28, 2018
RECUPERO TIROCINIO (ESCLUSO PERIODI DI VACANZA) RECUPERO TIROCINIO (ESCLUSO PERIODI DI VACANZA) Jan 8, 2018 Feb 18, 2018
TIROCINIO 2°SEMESTRE TIROCINIO 2°SEMESTRE Feb 19, 2018 Jun 1, 2018
RECUPERO TIROCINIO (ESCLUSO PERIODI DI VACANZA) RECUPERO TIROCINIO (ESCLUSO PERIODI DI VACANZA) Jun 4, 2018 Sep 28, 2018

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A B C D F G I L M N P R S T Z

Accordini Simone

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Albanese Massimo

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Bazzoni Flavia

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Bertini Giuseppe

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Bertossi Dario

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Busetto Giuseppe

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Cane' Stefania

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Cassatella Marco Antonio

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Chiamulera Cristiano

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D'Agostino Antonio

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Dalla Preda Mila

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De Franceschi Lucia

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De Leo Domenico

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De Santis Daniele

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Donadello Katia

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Fabene Paolo

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Fabrizi Gian Maria

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Faccioni Fiorenzo

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Gerosa Roberto

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Girelli Massimo

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Girolomoni Giampiero

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Gisondi Paolo

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Iacono Calogero

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Lleo'Fernandez Maria Del Mar

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Lombardo Giorgio

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Maffeis Claudio

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Majori Silvia

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Malchiodi Luciano

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Mansueto Giancarlo

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Marchini Giorgio

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Marchioni Daniele

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Martignoni Guido

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Menegazzi Marta

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Mottes Monica

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Nicoli Aldini Nicolo

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Nocini Pier Francesco

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Polati Enrico

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Romanelli Maria

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Ruggeri Mirella

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Salvagno Gian Luca

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Tinazzi Michele

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Trevisiol Lorenzo

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Zanolin Maria Elisabetta

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Zerman Nicoletta

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Zotti Francesca

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Study Plan

The Study Plan includes all modules, teaching and learning activities that each student will need to undertake during their time at the University. Please select your Study Plan based on your enrolment year.

ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
10
A
(BIO/16)
8
A
(BIO/13)
7
A
(BIO/10)
6
A
(FIS/07)
7
B
(L-LIN/12)
7
A
(BIO/17)
13
A/B/C
(INF/01 ,MED/01 ,MED/02 ,M-PED/03 ,M-PSI/01)
ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
7
A
(BIO/10)
9
A
(BIO/09)
13
B
(MED/04 ,MED/07 ,MED/42)
20
B/C/F
(- ,INF/01 ,MED/28 ,MED/43 ,MED/50)
ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
5
B/F
(- ,MED/28)
3
B/F
(- ,MED/28)
4
B
(MED/43)
4
B/F
(- ,MED/25 ,MED/26)
13
B/F
(- ,MED/18 ,MED/35 ,MED/41)
ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
12
B/F
(- ,MED/28)
7
B/F
(- ,MED/28 ,MED/38)
12
B/F
(- ,MED/28)
8
B/F
(- ,MED/28)
6
B/F
(- ,MED/28)
10
B/C/F
(- ,MED/28 ,MED/29 ,MED/31)
5
B/F
(- ,MED/28)

1° Year

ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
10
A
(BIO/16)
8
A
(BIO/13)
7
A
(BIO/10)
6
A
(FIS/07)
7
B
(L-LIN/12)
7
A
(BIO/17)
13
A/B/C
(INF/01 ,MED/01 ,MED/02 ,M-PED/03 ,M-PSI/01)

2° Year

ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
7
A
(BIO/10)
9
A
(BIO/09)
13
B
(MED/04 ,MED/07 ,MED/42)
20
B/C/F
(- ,INF/01 ,MED/28 ,MED/43 ,MED/50)

4° Year

ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
5
B/F
(- ,MED/28)
3
B/F
(- ,MED/28)
4
B
(MED/43)
4
B/F
(- ,MED/25 ,MED/26)
13
B/F
(- ,MED/18 ,MED/35 ,MED/41)

5° Year

ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
12
B/F
(- ,MED/28)
7
B/F
(- ,MED/28 ,MED/38)
12
B/F
(- ,MED/28)
8
B/F
(- ,MED/28)
6
B/F
(- ,MED/28)
10
B/C/F
(- ,MED/28 ,MED/29 ,MED/31)
5
B/F
(- ,MED/28)

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Teaching code

4S02656

Credits

9

Coordinatore

Flavia Bazzoni

The teaching is organized as follows:

Immunologia

Credits

3

Period

LEZIONI 2° SEMESTRE

Academic staff

Stefania Cane'

Patologia generale

Credits

6

Period

LEZIONI 2° SEMESTRE

Academic staff

Flavia Bazzoni

Learning outcomes

The basic aim of the course of General Pathology and Immunology are: (i) to acquire the conceptual and scientific tools to explain the causes and mechanisms of human disease and the role of the immune system; (ii) to examine molecular mechanisms responsible for cell and tissue damage and implicated in the host response to cell damage and in the repair of tissue injury. In addition, the course addresses pathophysiological mechanisms at the basis of alterations of the host main homeostatic systems, compensation responses induced by these alterations and their potential significance as mechanisms of diseases. Moreover, tumor eathiology, molecular mechanisms responsible of neoplastic transformation, development of primary tumors and metastasis, and the systemic consequences of tumor-related pathologies (paraneoplastic syndromes, chacexia) will be explored. Particular attention will be devoted to the acquisition of scientific terms used in pathology.

Program

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MM: IMMUNOLOGIA
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Organization of the immune system: 1. Anatomy of the immune syste: lymphoid organs in general (spleen, lymph nodes, Peyer patches, appendyx, bone marrow and thymus), lymphoid organs of the oral cavity (palatin, lingual and pharynx tonsils, district and intralingual lymph nodes, submucosal lymphatic cells, lymphatic tissue of salivary glands and of the gum) 2. Cytology of the immune system: lymphocytes, NK, dendritic cells. The lymphocytes classes: B and T lymphocytes and their subclasses. Antigens and antibodies. 3. Biochemistry of the immune system: molecules (Immunoglobulins, T cell receptor, MHC and costimulatory molecules). Physiology of the immune system: 1. Antigen processing and presentation. 2. The specific adaptive responses: cell mediated immune response and humoral. 3. Cyitokines and cell cooperation. 4. Defence against infections. 5. Defendive and offensive responses. 6. Active and passive immunoprophylaxis. 7. Immune tolerance. Pahology of the immune system: 1. Hypersensibility reactions. 2. Autoimmune diseases. 3. Immunodeficits. 4. Immunity and tumors. 5. Immuno-hematologya, blood groups. 6. Immunology of transplantation and HLA system. Immunology of the oral cavity: 1.Ecosistema e microbiologia del cavo orale. La placca batterica. Attivazione linfocitaria da parte di microrganismii a livello del cavo orale. 2. I meccanismi effettori umorali e le IgA secretorie. 3. Immunologia delle infezioni orali: carie, malattia parodontale, malattia pulpo-apicale, infezioni virali, micosi. Immunopathology of the oral cavity: 1. Systemic immune diseases and influences on the oro-pharynx; 2. The oral outcomes of hypersensibility and autoimmunity; 3. Consequences of the primary and secondary immune-deficiencies on the oral cavity, in particular HIV infections; 4. Immunology of dental transplantation.
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MM: PATOLOGIA GENERALE
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1. Introduction General concepts Homeostasis. Pathogenesis Etiology Glossary 2. Cellular pathology: basic mechanisms of cellular damage; biochemical lesion. Pathogenesis of hypoxia, ischemia and oxidative stress. Oxygen radical-induced pathologies. Pathogenesis of radiation damage. Biological causes of diseases: general concepts of pathogenesis of infectious diseases. Endotoxins and exotoxins: physical-chemical features, biological effects, molecular basis. Cellular death: necrosis. Serum markers of necrosis. Necrosis pathologist classification. 3. Introduction to the immune system: cellular composition and function. The hematopoietic system: blood cell composition; hematocrit; leukocyte formula. Functional and morphological features of leukocyte cell populations. The reticulo-endothelial system. Differentiation and maturation of the lymphoid and myeloid cell populations. Innate and acquired immune responses: general concepts. Inflammation: causes, cardinal signs, angiophlogosis and histoflogosis. The vascular response. Exudate: features and functions. The cellular response: leukocyte migration, rolling, activation, firm adhesion and diapedesis. Adhesion molecules: selectins, integrins, immunoglobulins. Chemotaxis and chemotactic factors. Leukocyte effector mechanisms (phagocytosis, killing and degradation of phagocytosed microbes) Defects of innate immune cells: LAD, CGD. Chemical mediators and regulators of inflammation. Coagulation; Complement; chinins, plasmin. Cellular proinflammatory mediators: (i) preformed; (ii) newly synthesized (fast); (iii) newly synthesized (slow). Cytokines: general concepts; cytokine families; physiological role; mechanisms of action. Chemokines: C, CC, CXC, CX3C. Proinflammatory cytokines: TNF alpha, IL-1, IL-6: producing cells, stimuli, biological role, local, systemic and pathologic effects. Autoinflammatory syndromes: definition, causes, therapeutic strategies. Inhibition of proinflammatory cytokines: IL-10 and IL-1ra. Anti-cytokine therapy in autoimmune diseases. Cytokine response in sepsis and physical exercise. Interferons: classes, producing cells, stimuli, biological and pathological role. Systemic effects of inflammation. Pathogenesis of septic shock. 4. Outcomes of acute inflammation. Chronic inflammation. Granuloma. Resolution: Regeneration and repair. Scarring 5. Genoma ed epigenoma. The "Histone code". Non-coding RNAs. Apoptosi: estrinsic and intrinsic pathway. 6. Mechanisms regulating cellular differentiation and proliferation: pathological changes. Metaplasia, dysplasia and neoplasia. Neoplasia (general concepts) Morphological, molecular, metabolic, genetic and functional features of the neoplastic cell. Cancer etiology and pathogenesis. Cancer natural history. Molecular bases of carcinogenesis: proto-oncogenes, oncogenes, tumor suppressor genes. Oncogenes classes: (i) growth factors (EGF); (ii) growth factor receptors (EGFR/ErbB, Her2 receptor/Neu); (III) signal transduction proteins (ras); (IV) nuclear transcription factors (myc); (V) chromatin-associate proteins; (VI) cell cycle control; (VII) microRNA; (VIII) pro and anti-apoptotic proteins (Bcl2). Tumor suppressor genes: Cyclins, retinoblastoma, p53: physiologic and pathologic role. The Knudson hypothesis. Viral carcinogenesis. Nomenclature. The TNM system. Benign and malignant hematologic neoplasia. Head and neck cancer. Metastasis: molecular basis of metastasis generation ad progression. Neoplastic cachexia and paraneoplastic syndromes. Tumor immunology.

Examination Methods

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MM: IMMUNOLOGIA
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oral
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MM: PATOLOGIA GENERALE
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Oral test.

Bibliografia

Reference texts
Author Title Publishing house Year ISBN Notes
G.M. Pontieri Elementi di Patologia generale e Fisiopatologia Generale (Edizione 4) Piccin 2018 978-88-299-2912-2
Abul K. Abbas, Andrew H. Lichtman and Shiv Pillai Le basi dell' immunologia (Fisiopatologia del sistema immunitario) (Edizione 5) Edra LSWR S.p.A. 2014 978-88-214-4255-1
Mozzo Pierluigi Materiale didattico e informatico distribuito dal docente 2018

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