Immune System
Immune System

Immune System

by Peter Delves, PhD
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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 10:12 h
  • Quiz questions 375
  • Articles 33

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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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great lecture!
By valeriu d. on 05. December 2018 for Immune Response

Very well organized material, will definitely follow up on this lecture!

 
A great overview of the Immune System
By Elzard S. on 02. December 2018 for Cells of the Adaptive Immune System

Dr. Delves is very clear in his explanations of the immune system and is able to distill the complex nature of the immune system into a digestible series of lectures for students just beginning their understanding of the immune system.

 
great
By Neuer N. on 23. November 2018 for Introduction: Pathogens and the Immune System

good way to express ideas, easy to follow, good english, that´s not my native language but i understood everything he said :)

 
Definitely worth it!
By Carolina A. on 20. November 2018 for Immunodiagnostics

This lecturer is very easy to follow and explained everything very well.

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