cod. 1000221

Academic year 2021/22
1° year of course - Second semester
Academic discipline
Malattie del sangue (MED/15)
Discipline medico-chirurgiche e riproduzione umana
Type of training activity
42 hours
of face-to-face activities
6 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit

Learning objectives

the student should possess basic notions on the pathophysiology of the hematopoietic system and of the oncogenetic and infective process. The knowledge of conventional and innovative diagnostic and therapeutic strategies is also required.


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Course unit content

basic knowledge on molecular therapies and their development

Full programme

Pathophysiology of the hematopoietic system
Stem cells and bone marrow transplantation
The student should aquire the basic knowledge on the pathogenesis of following conditions:
Anemias, thrombocytopenias, neutropenia;
Myelodysplastic syndromes;
Acute Leukemias;
Myeloproliferative diseases;
Monoclonal gammopathies and Multiple Myeloma;
stem cells;
bone marrow transplantation;
conventional and targeted anticancer therapy;
roles and functions of oncoproteins;
MAPK, AKT, STAT3, p53, p73, NF-kB PML and c-Abl signaling pathways;
cell cicle; Apoptosis; necrosis; myeloid differentiation;additive synergistic antagonistic pharmacological interactions between two or more drugs


1) Slides of the lectures; 2) Scientific papers from international bibliography.

Teaching methods

Lectures will be held on-site in compliance with safety standards, provided that further instructions on the ongoing health emergency are not implemented.
lectures with slide show.

Assessment methods and criteria

oral test

Other information

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