History of Immunology

Edward Donall Thomas Joseph Murray

The metamorphosis of immunology from a curiosity of medicine associated with vaccination to a modern science focused at the center of basic research in molecular medicine is chronicled here. The people and events that led to this development are no less fascinating than the subject itself. A great number of researchers in diverse areas of medicine and science contributed to building the body of knowledge we now possess. It is possible to name only a few here, but we owe a debt to them all. We...