. Who is called the father of immunology


A: Louis Pasteur

B: Robert Koch

C: Edward Jenner

D: Iwanowsky

Best Answer

Explanation : 

  • The father of immunology is Edward Jenner, an English physician and scientist.
  • Jenner was a smallpox vaccine pioneer, and his experiments paved the road for the immune system's discovery.
  • By injecting pus from an infected person into a healthy host, he was able to evaluate immunological capabilities.
  • Instead of infecting the healthy person, the antigen in the pus triggered an immunological response.

Correct Option is: (C) Edward Jenner

 

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