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Rolf Zinkernagel: What do we measure and what do we want to learn

Professor Zinkernagel speaks about some historical and more recent aspects of immunology. Although we do know a lot, only about half of what we think we know is usually true - we just don't know which half!

Alain Townsend: Active and passive immunity to Influenza

Professor Townsend tells us about lessons to be drawn from the history of immunology in Oxford, from 1979 onwards, until his current research on active and passive immunity to influenza.

James Hildreth: Baits of falsehood, carps of truth: 25 years of fishing for insights on HIV

Professor James Hildreth tells us about Immunology in Oxford at the end of the 1970s and the beginning of the 1980s when he started a DPhil project as a Rhode Scholar. Professor Hildreth worked on the debate of Altered Self vs Dual Recognition, using a new tool at the time, monoclonal antibodies.

Translational Medicine

From Bench to Bedside

Ultimately, medical research must translate into improved treatments for patients. At the Nuffield Department of Medicine, our researchers collaborate to develop better health care, improved quality of life, and enhanced preventative measures for all patients. Our findings in the laboratory are translated into changes in clinical practice, from bench to bedside.