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University of Alberta Calendar 2017-2018 
University of Alberta Calendar 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MMI 436 - Inflammation

★ 3 (fi 6) (first term, 3-0-0) This course will introduce the student to inflammation and its role in a range of diseases. An overview is provided on acute and chronic inflammation, inflammatory cells (neutrophils, eosinophils, macrophages, mast cells, and structural cells), inflammatory mediators, asthma and allergy, and the danger hypothesis in association with the inflammasome. The syllabus includes a mix of lectures and current topic discussions for students to present recent advances in inflammation. Prerequisites: IMIN 371 or instructor consent.