A History of Transplantation Immunology
- Leslie Brent, St. Marys Hospital Transplant Unit, Paddington, London, U.K.
Those entering the field of transplantation are frequently unaware of the topics historical roots and even of the background on which modern discoveries in tolerance, histocompabatibility antigens, and xenotransplantation are based. A History of Transplantation Immunology is an account, written by one of the founding fathers of the field, of how tissue and organ transplantation has become one of the most successful branches of late 20th century medicine. The book helps place the work of contemporary scientists into its proper context and makes fascinating reading for immunologists in all stages of their career.
Immunologists of all levels, surgeons, physicians, pathologists, geneticists, cell biologists, cancer biologists, and students of immunology.