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HMX Immunology

Harvard Medical School Online

2 months
800 USD/full
800 USD/full
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In the HMX Immunology course from Harvard Medical School Online, you’ll learn about the processes that enable our immune systems to respond to evolving threats, and learn about new, immunology-based disease treatments.

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Key Features

Get an in-depth look at how the body fights disease – and how new therapies can help.

Microbial life forms are an ever-present, extremely dangerous threat to our survival, against which the immune system must constantly defend.

The HMX Immunology course is offered by Harvard Medical School Online .

Programme Structure

Topics covered include:
  • Sentinel cells and circulating leukocytes
  • Inflammatory events and signaling
  • The formation of pus
  • Pattern recognition receptors
  • Innate immune signaling
  • The antiviral state
  • The complement system


  • Andrew Lichtman, MD, PhD - Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School; Senior Pathologist, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Shiv Pillai, MD, PhD

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 2 months

Start dates & application deadlines





Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

HMX courses are suitable for a variety of learners interested in medical science, including:

  • Students who are considering or attending medical school or other health-related professional programs (nursing, pharmacy, PA) – including those at the high school, undergraduate, and postgraduate levels
  • Professionals looking to improve knowledge for work on health care applications, projects, and research
  • Curious learners with sufficient prerequisites (biology, chemistry, physics) who want to know more

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    800 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 800 USD for the full programme during 2 months.
  • National

    800 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 800 USD for the full programme during 2 months.

Tuition starts at $800 for an individual course, or $1000 for a two-course bundle.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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