Research course

Immunology

Institution
Imperial College London · Division of Medicine
Qualifications
PhDMSc by research

Entry requirements

Good undergraduate degree

Months of entry

September

Course content

Current thesis topics include the interleukin 4 receptor complex in cancer; the role of thymic microenvironment in T-lymphocyte development; dissection of the molecular and biochemical mechanisms of t-cell tolerance and suppression. On St Mary's Campus: immune response to infectious diseases (human T-cell lymphotropic virus type I (HTLV-I), leishmaniasis, influenza virus); systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).

Department specialisms

Immune Responses to Foreign Tissue and Organ Allografts; Xenotransplantation; Graft Rejection; Autoimmunity; Immunological Memory; the Developmental Process of T-Lymphocytes in the Thymus; Monoclonal Antibodies; Antibody Engineering; Tumour Immunology

Information for international students

Must have qualification equivalent to good UK honours degree.

Fees and funding

Various studentships, research grants/contracts, ORS, Commonwealth Scholarships, British Council awards.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
36 months

MSc by research

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Prof Lechler
Email
r.lechler@ic.ac.uk
Phone
020 8383 3225
Fax
020 8383 2788