HIV immunology, virology and resistance

University of Copenhagen / Copenhagen HIV Programme
05.03.2012 - 30.03.2012  Copenhagen
Continuous enrolment
Course Content
4-week course offered by the University of Copenhagen. Content:
Advanced HIV immunology; Acute and chronic immune activation;Immune modulation; Advanced HIV virology; HIV Subtypes; Virological and immunological effects of co-infections; Natural resistance; Resistance development; Resistance (web-based) interpretation systems; Future drug targets. Teaching methodologies: 45-minute lectures;Group work and discussions;Exercises; Oral presentations and field trips
Learning objectives, training objectives
This module aims at giving students a profound knowledge of the complex interaction between human immunological factors, general virological and specific HIV factors influencing disease progression, and failure or success of current treatment.
Target Audience
Doctors, economists, midwives, nurses, psychologists, public health specialists, political scientists and social scientists. Persons with other related educational backgrounds are also invited to submit an application.
A Bachelors or Masters degree in a relevant field (e.g. health sciences, social sciences, etc.) or an equivalent qualification from a recognized higher education institution; At least two years of relevant work experience; Proof of English proficiency; Basic IT/computer Skills
Accredited by the Danish Agency for Accreditation in September 2009.
Local Organizer
Copenhagen HIV Programme and Copenhagen School of Global Health
Improve your skills in HIv immunology, virology and resistance and join a multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary university course, led by experts in the field. Apply online at:
Development Cooperation - Special Topics and Health, Evidence-Based Health Care, Evidence-Based Medicine, Immunology and Pathology, Sexually Transmitted Infections, Training for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals, Tropical Medicine and Infectiology
Credit Points
5 ECTS - Points
EUR 1.761,00
Organizer contact info
The Panum Institute, building 21.1 2200 Copenhagen N
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