This second of the three-volume tuberculosis book series provides a comprehensive overview of immunological and cell biological aspects of tuberculosis. Edited by the undisputed world leader in the field, this is the most comprehensive book on the topic available, and the first in recent years to focus on both basic research and clinical aspects of TB.
Prof. Dr. Stefan H.E. Kaufmann is Founding Director of the Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology, Berlin. He has published more than 600 scientific articles and is member of numerous scientific societies and committees e.g. current President of the European Federation of Immunological Societies, and Chair of the Immunology division of the American Society of Microbiology. He has won numerous prestigious awards including the Scientific Prize of Smith Kline Beecham and the Pettenkofer Prize. Warwick Britton is Professor of Medicine at the University of Sydney, Australia. He serves as Chairman of the State Committee for the Australian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy.