Clinical immunology

Immunology is the study of the immune system. 

The immune system is how all animals, including humans, protect themselves against diseases. 


You will help to treat diseases like AIDS and cancer, including leukaemia, as well as allergies, such as hay fever, by using complex and sophisticated molecular techniques.

Working life

Working in the healthcare science team in immunology, you’ll investigate patients' immune systems and research the causes of any problems.

You’ll work as part of a team with immunologists (medical doctors specialising in immunology), biomedical scientists and other healthcare science staff working in the life sciences.

The healthcare science team often work at the forefront of research and innovation, so that patients are continually receiving the very best healthcare.

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