by Lecturio USMLE, 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 126
  • Duration 10:15 h
  • Quiz questions 409
  • Topic reviews 30


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 Lecturio USMLE

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Preparing for the USMLE is the most significant and stressful time during medical school. We are passionate about teaching medicine and are dedicated to provide you with the best preparation possible. Our vast range of resources and knowledge will help you to be ready for your USMLE and achieve your goals.
 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 Harsh S. on 12. February 2017 for Innate Immune System

HE is best professor explains each and every concepts clearly. he is very enthusiastic about explaining every concepts .great sir thanks.

By Lukas K. on 10. February 2017 for Introduction: Pathogens and the Immune System

Very informative and pretty easy to understand. Recommended for people who has heard about the immune system before as it may be hard for beginners to understand.

Very happy with these series although lack detail.
By Timur D. on 07. February 2017 for Hypersensitivity and Autoimmune Disease

Very nice course although in my opinion lacking more details ( actual pathways). Overall very happy!! :)

By Bea M. on 07. February 2017 for Adaptive Immune System

I love these courses. I'm only a high school student, preparing to go to medical university. They help me to better understand biology or to be exact, human body. My mother tongue is not English which makes a little bit difficult to understand names in biology for example why T-cells called T-cells. Furthermore what I miss from the lectures are animations sometimes. I know I'm a kid, but animations help to visualize and learn things faster.

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