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301907 VO Development of novel cancer immunotherapies (2021W)

from target identification through target validation to clinical trials

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
REMOTE
Mo 06.12. 09:00-10:30 Digital

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Details

Language: English

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

online-Termine:
Lecture 1+2: 25.10 : 9.00 - 12.00
Lecture 3 : 08.11. : 9.00 - 10.30
Lecture 4 : 15.11 : 9.00 -10.30
Lecture 5 : 29.11 : 9.00 -10.30
Lecture 6 : 06.12 : 9.00 - 10.30

Monday 25.10. 09:00 - 11:55 Digital
Monday 08.11. 09:00 - 10:30 Digital
Monday 15.11. 09:00 - 10:30 Digital
Monday 29.11. 09:00 - 10:30 Digital

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Currently, promising results are being achieved in the field of cancer immunotherapy. However, not every patients is responding to the available therapies. The lecture will:
(1) give an overview on current therapies: their potential, their risks and where they currently fail: description of different therapy modalities: Antibodies (check point inhibitors, protacs, T cell engagers , neutralizing Antibodies) and small molecule therapies (inhibitors and agonists)
(2) description on how cancer imrnunotherapy targets are being discovered: available methods for target screening and how to validate them
(3) description how to validate the targets
(4) explain why biomarker research is important for the success oftherapies
(5) describe the different stages of clinical trials

Assessment and permitted materials

written exam

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

100-87%: Sehr Gut ( I ); 87,99-75%: Gut (2); 74,99-62%: Befriedigend (3); 6 I ,99-50%: Genügend (4); < 50%: Nicht Genügend (5)

Examination topics

Reading list


Association in the course directory

MMB IV-2,MMB W-2, MMEI II-3.2,MMEI III, WZB

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