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Fundamentals of Immunology

Level:
Foundation
Area:
Medical Science
Code:
MSF7
Duration:
03:30:00
Workshop profile:
This workshop is intended for medical writers with little or no background in immunology or those who are interested in refreshing their knowledge on the basic principles of immunology
Objective:
The purpose of this workshop is to introduce medical writers (irrespective of their area of specialisation or the nature of documents they work on) to the basic principles of immunology. The ultimate aim of the workshop is to enable medical writers to better understand fundamental immunological concepts which in turn helps to better interpret the meaning of the results of clinical trials.
Content:
The workshop will cover the following aspects: structure and functioning of the immune system, types of immunity and interactions, and immune system related disorders. Based on the preworkshop assignment, two different group activities will take place to co-create a glossary of specific terminology/concepts in immunology.