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.

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

Course Details

  • Videos 124
  • Duration 10:12 h
  • Quiz questions 374
  • 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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Immunology, lots of new difficult stuff
By Bernard L. on 30. March 2020 for Immune System: Overview and Cells

Having graduated in 1972 for medical school, I’ve had no official training in immunology. Of all the courses that have reviewed immunology raise is more complex a new topics than ever before.The lecture is engaging, confident, eligible, and he presents his topic well

Nice fast review
By Richard C. on 11. February 2020 for Humoral Immunity and Cell-Mediated Immunity

A very good review of modern immunology Thank you Dr Davies

Excellent communication
By Barbara Jones G. on 11. February 2020 for Hypersensitivity and Autoimmune Disease

Excellent communication, well paced and clearly emphasizing important details as well as principles

Prompt Response
By Ahmed A. on 09. February 2020 for B- and T-Cell Activation – Lymphocyte Activation

Quick turnaround in answering questions. He really knows what he's talking about; he doesn't speak vague chatter. I like it very much.