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BIOL 5160 Inflammation in Health and Disease (Fall: 3 )

Course Description

Inflammation is the body’s normal immune response to a variety of injuries. The principal aim of this course is to explore the relationship between the inflammatory response and a host of diseases, such as cancer, cardiovascular, autoimmune, musculoskeletal and digestive. The biology and physiology of inflammation, triggers of the immune response and the role of acute and chronic inflammation in the development of disease will be discussed using primary literature.

Instructor(s): Danielle Taghian
Tom Chiles

Prerequisites: BIOL2040. BIOL 2040 and additional course work in molecular cell biology; BIOL 4350 and BIOL 4570 are recommended.

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17