Immune System
Immune System

Immune System

by Peter Delves, PhD

Discover immunology on a whole new level!

Immunology is one of the most important subjects in USMLE Step 1. Understanding the basics of our immune system and its protection against pathogens and exogenous substances, as well as related disorders and dysfunctions, are essential aspects of the examination.

Prof. Dr. Peter Delves covers the entire subject of immunology, from the cells, molecules, organs and tissues right through to applied clinical aspects including immunodeficiency, allergy, autoimmune disease, transplantation, tumor immunology, vaccination and immunodiagnostics.

The most important learning outcomes of this course are:

  • Analyzing the structural organization of the immune response
  • Appreciating the medical consequences of defects in the immune system
  • Understanding the diagnosis and treatment of immunological conditions

Professor Delves has nearly 40 years of experience teaching both medical and science students at top universities and medical schools across the globe. He has authored and edited a number of award winning textbooks, encyclopedias, and e-learning resources. Due to his extensive involvement in student assessment, he has superb insight into the needs of students who are studying for exams.

The download material, which includes articles and presentation slides, as well as questions on the lectures, will provide you with the best exam preparation available. You can also post questions in the lecture’s comment section—your instructor will then answer them as quickly as possible.

Start learning immunology online now—with Prof. Dr. Peter Delves and Lecturio!

Course Details

  • Videos 124
  • Duration 10:10 h
  • Quiz questions 375
  • Articles 33


Your Educators of course Immune System

 Peter Delves, PhD

Peter Delves, PhD

Peter Delves, Professor Emeritus of Immunology and former Vice Dean (Education) of the Faculty of Medical Sciences at University College London, is not only editor of two encyclopedias but also author of several textbooks and laboratory manuals. His special interest lies in improving an understanding of immunology through both web-based education and face-to-face interaction.

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By Mohsin K. on 09. January 2019 for Immune System: Overview and Cells

Thank you. Much grateful for your efforts to help us struggling medical students develop a strong foundation in the subject :)

i need more explaination on topics by my respected sir peter
By t p s. on 02. January 2019 for Innate Immune System

good but................. i think that in lectures, it require more time and explaination And for detail information given in articles ----- very very good

The Immune System Clarified
By Frances E. on 01. January 2019 for Humoral Immunity and Cell-Mediated Immunity

This course made immunology so much clearer for me. So many questions I've had that would've taken me days to research have been sorted by going through the whole course. Thank you very much for making this!

great course
By carlos g. on 17. December 2018 for Immunodiagnostics

very concise, despite it is a difficult subject, the content is well explained. easy to understand

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