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Curious2018 pp 41-45 | Cite as

Integrating Modern Immunology into Medicine

  • Mark M. DavisEmail author
  • Robert M. DiFazio
Chapter

Abstract

The field of immunology is undergoing a seismic shift, from a predominant focus on inbred mice, and relatively poorly predictive models of human diseases, to new paradigms and methods to analyze human diseases directly. Thus, it should become a much more significant factor in medical practice, where it is currently not considered seriously outside of a few specialities such as oncology and rheumatology.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute for Immunity, Transplantation and InfectionStanfordUSA
  2. 2.Stanford University School of MedicineHoward Hughes Medical InstituteStanfordUSA

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