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Medical Immunology

Immunology is a branch of biomedical science that covers the study of immune systems in all organisms.

Immunology is a branch of biomedical science that covers the study of immune systems in all organisms. It charts, measures, and contextualizes the physiological functioning of the immune system in states of both health and diseases; malfunctions of the immune system in immunological disorders such as autoimmune diseases, hypersensitivities, immune deficiency, and transplant rejection; the physical, chemical and physiological characteristics of the components of the immune system in vitro, in situ, and in vivo. Immunology has applications in numerous disciplines of medicine, particularly in the fields of organ transplantation, oncology, virology, bacteriology, parasitology, psychiatry, and dermatology.

 
Immunity is a particular type of resistance developed throughout one’s life via contact with a particular foreign material. It usually has only protective role against a particular infection or toxin which has stimulated the immunity. This immunity retains the protective role against the immune-stimulating factor for a long time. Immunology Ph.D. program is a branch of Basic Medical Sciences which studies immune reactions, and is comprised of a coordinated set of educational and research activities. Graduates of this program conduct fundamental and practical research, teach related studies, and provide the society with health diagnosis services in Immunology.

 

 

 


Basic Information:
Program Type: Degree Based
Level Of study: Ph.D.
School / Faculty: School of Medicine
Department: Department of Immunology
Major (Name Of Program): Medical Immunology
This program contact information:
Telephone: 00987132122884
Fax: 00987132356996
Mobile: 00987132356996
Email Address: admission_gsia@sums.ac.ir
Address: 6th Floor, Central building of Shiraz University of Medical Sciences Zand St., Shiraz, Iran
Contact Person Name: Office of International Affairs
Program Detail:
Language Requirements:
  • Language requirements: Evidence of English Proficiency on the TOEFL or IELTS tests. The minimum score for TOEFL PBT, TOEFL iBT and IELTS is 533, 72 and 5.5 respectively.
  • Applicants from Persian (Farsi) Speaking countries (They shall both speak and write in Persian) who have applied for graduate Degree-based programs may be exempted, based on the decision of the department, from submitting any certificates regarding their English Language Proficiency. Nevertheless, they are required to hand in their English language certificate which meets SUMS’ minimal language proficiency requirements, within one year from commencing their studies at SUMS.
Admission Requirements:
  •  M.Sc. and B.Sc. or equivalent certificates for the applicants of Ph.D. degree.
Length of Training:
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