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Anatomy & Physiology: Fluids, Transport, and Defense (Coursera)

May 27th 2024
Anatomy & Physiology: Fluids, Transport, and Defense (Coursera)
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This course in the second A&P specialization uses a systems-based approach to human anatomy and physiology at the organ, organ system, and organism level. Two major body systems related to fluids and transportation will be explored in detail: the cardiovascular and lymphatic/immune systems.

Fundamentals of Immunology: Dueling with the Dark Side (Coursera)

Fundamentals of Immunology, Course 4: Dueling with the Dark Side, covers the constant battle between your immune system and threats to your health. The first two lectures discuss viral and cellular pathogens, focusing on specific tactics they use to deflect immune attack. Next, a cheerier lecture describes other immune-based [...]

The Heart, Blood, and Lungs (Coursera)

May 20th 2024
The Heart, Blood, and Lungs (Coursera)
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In this course on The Heart, Blood, and Lungs, you will learn about the wonderful diversity of the cardiovascular, immune, and respiratory systems and the medical language that is used to describe these systems. Throughout each Lesson, the roots of terms are explained to help students understand how medical [...]
May 20th 2024
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Immunology: Immune System and Infectious Diseases (Coursera)

May 20th 2024
Immunology: Immune System and Infectious Diseases (Coursera)
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The constant struggle between pathogens and the human immune system has been posing a significant threat to our health for thousands of years. Infectious diseases remain the leading cause of death worldwide. These are typically caused by bacteria (intra- and extracellular), viruses, fungi, parasites (worms/helminths) and prions. Under normal [...]

Immunology: Immune Failures and Cancer Immunology (Coursera)

May 20th 2024
Immunology: Immune Failures and Cancer Immunology (Coursera)
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Our immune system is a powerful network. It protects us from external threats, such as harmful substances and pathogenic agents, as well as cellular changes which could lead to diseases. Complications emerge when our natural defences do not function properly, which can result in immune disorders. These can take [...]

Immunology: Innate Immune System (Coursera)

May 20th 2024
Immunology: Innate Immune System (Coursera)
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Our immune system relies on an innate and an adaptive arm that communicate and collaborate to provide us with an optimal response against pathogens. This course focuses on our innate immunity which provides us our first, fast and inherited defence against infections. In this course, you will take a [...]

Immunology: Adaptive Immune System (Coursera)

May 20th 2024
Immunology: Adaptive Immune System (Coursera)
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In this course, you will learn about the role of immune responses of the adaptive (acquired) immune system which provides specialised immunity against pathogens. Guided by our researchers in the Department of Immunity and Inflammation, we will take a closer look at the lymphocyte subsets and mechanisms involved in [...]

Fundamentals of Immunology: T Cells and Signaling (Coursera)

Course 2 of a three course specialization called Fundamentals of Immunology. Each course in the specialization presents material that builds on the previous course's material. This is the second half of the journey through the defenses your body uses to keep you healthy. In the first part we learned [...]

Fundamentals of Immunology: Innate Immunity and B-Cell Function (Coursera)

Course 1 of a three course specialization called Fundamentals of Immunology. Each course in the specialization presents material that builds on the previous course's material. This is the first leg of a three-part journey through the defenses your body uses to keep you healthy. In this part we hope [...]

Fundamentals of Immunology: Death by Friendly Fire (Coursera)

Course 3 of a three course specialization called Fundamentals of Immunology. Each course in the specialization presents material that builds on the previous course's material. This is the third leg of the journey through the defenses your body uses to keep you healthy. In the first course we learned [...]