PHAR 322 Principles of Immunology

This course will provide an awareness of the immunological basis of disease and an understanding of
immunotherapy as an aspect of pharmaceutical science. The course will involve a consideration of: the
immune system-characteristics of antigens and antibodies, Humoral immunity, cellular immunity; Tumor
immunology; Immunogenetics; Immunological deficiencies; Types of immunity and hypersensitivity
reactions. Active Immunization: Vaccines, Toxoids.
Passive Immunization: Human immune sera, Animal immune sera.