Table of Contents

What is an immune system?.
Antibodies.
How do antibodies work?.
T cells: the second arm of adaptive immunity.
The immune response to infectious disease: all out war!.
When the immune system is the problem, and not the solution.
Vaccines: how they work, why sometimes they don't, and what we can do about it --When the walls come tumbling down: AIDS.
When the walls come tumbling down: primary immune deficiencies.
When the immune system is the problem, and not the solution.
The immune system and cancer.
Autoimmunity.
Organ transplantation.
First defense: the immune system and bioterrorism.