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 the USMLE Step 1. Understanding the basics of our immune system and the protection against pathogens and exogenous substances, as well as their disorders and dysfunctions, are essential aspects of the examination.

Prof. Dr. Peter Delves covers the whole 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 a 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. 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 10:12 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 Baraka S. on 03. October 2018 for Immune System: Overview and Cells

The lecturers are well illustration and presented. General speaking the presentations are perfect

best course ever
By Elenella S. on 23. September 2018 for Immune System: Overview and Cells

Its an excelent course, easy to understad. He explains very good. The comparative tables are excellent

Comprehensible explanation
By dan k. on 17. July 2018 for Antibody Polymers and Antibody Binding to Antigens – Humoral Immunity

These lectures are the most intresting Ive seen on immunology topics, delivered clearly, no mnemonics, pictures help significantly, seemed more exciting than any fiction. I would advise it to all who are preparing for the medical exams. I am just so grateful for finding this site.

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By Sara K. on 04. July 2018 for Innate Immune System

I would like to know complement and chronic inflammatory in more details.

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