Allergy and Hypersensitivity

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the biochemical nature of substances that are recognized by the immune system as allergens
  • Understand the mechanisms of antigen processing that skew the reaction to allergens toward a Th2 phenotype, rather than a Th1 phenotype.
  • Understand the role of regulatory T cells in controlling allergic and non-allergic hypersensitivity reactions.
  • Understand the role of regulatory T cells in controlling allergic and non-allergic hypersensitivity reactions.

    Before the Session

    Read the background material

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    In-class Session

    Readiness Assessment Quiz

    Team-Based Questions