For or Against? Allergy and Immunity

An online version of the Tayside Medical History Museum exhibition

Illustration of Mast Cells from Unna's textbook on histopathology, 1896

Originally staged at Ninewells Hospital, Dundee
November 2010 - October 2011

This exhibition gives an insight into the story of protective immunity against infection and the opposite process of allergy. Starting with early milestones, it highlights some of the developments up to today, focusing on some notable Dundee researchers past and present. It also explores Dundee's own vaccination campaigns to cope with outbreaks of diphtheria and polio.

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Image above: Sir Hiram Maxim's Pipe of Peace and Maxim Inhaler, DUNUC 4251

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