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Jeffrey V. Ravetch, M.D., Ph.D., AAI ’99, has been selected to receive the 2018 Robert Koch Award in recognition of his groundbreaking work analyzing antibody response.
Akiko Iwasaki, Ph.D., AAI ’00, Dennis L. Kasper, M.D., AAI ’75, Dr. Michael Reth, AAI (Hon.) ’08, David D. Schatz, Ph.D., AAI ’97, and Arlene H. Sharpe, M.D., Ph.D., AAI ’96 (past AAI president, 2016-17) are among 2018 electees as members/foreign associates of the National Academy of Sciences.
Max D. Cooper, M.D., AAI '66 (past AAI president, 1988-89) and Jacques F. A. P. Miller, M.D., Ph.D., AAI Hon. '68, are 2018 Japan Prize co-recipients.
Alexander Y. Rudensky, Ph.D., AAI ’94, is the recipient of the 2018 Vilcek Prize in Biomedical Science.
Avery August, Ph.D., AAI ’99, has been appointed Vice Provost for Academic Affairs at Cornell University.
Shannon J. Turley, Ph.D., AAI '05, is the recipient of the 2017 Frederick W. Alt Award.
Rafi Ahmed, Ph.D., AAI '84, and Thomas F. Gajewski, M.D., Ph.D., AAI '96 are 2017 recipients of William B. Coley Awards.
Gabriel D. Victora, Ph.D., AAI ’15, has been named a 2017 MacArthur Foundation "Genius" Grant recipient.
Richard J. Hodes, Ph.D., AAI '75, is the recipient of the second annual Charles A. Sanders, M.D., Partnership Award.
James P. Allison, Ph.D., AAI '78 (past AAI president, 2001-02) and Robert D. Schreiber, Ph.D., AAI '76 are 2017 Balzan Prize recipients for Immunological Approaches in Cancer Therapy
Susan Carpenter, Ph.D., AAI '15, Richard A. Flavell, Ph.D., AAI '90, Kiyoshi Hirahara, M.D., Ph.D., AAI '12, Ari B. Molofsky, M.D., Ph.D., AAI '16, E. Ashley Moseman, Ph.D., AAI '16, Ganes C. Sen, Ph.D., AAI '05, and Alan Sher, Ph.D., AAI '77, are 2017 recipients of International Cytokine & Interferon Society Award honors.
James P. Allison, Ph.D., AAI '78 (past AAI president, 2001-02), Lieping Chen, M.D., Ph.D., AAI '92Gordon J. Freeman, Ph.D., AAI '01, Tasuku Honjo, M.D., Ph.D., AAI Hon. '88, and Arlene H. Sharpe, M.D., Ph.D., AAI '96 (AAI president, 2016-2017) are 2017 Warren Alpert Foundation Prize recipients for transformative discoveries in the field of cancer immunology.
Leroy E. Hood, M.D., Ph.D., AAI '69, is the 2017 NAS Award for Chemistry in Service to Society recipient.
Bernard Roizman, Sd.D., AAI '59, is the 2017 Selman A. Waksman Award in Microbiology recipient
Yasmine Belkaid, Ph.D., AAI '13, Richard M. Locksley, M.D., AAI '88, and Jonathan Sprent, M.D., Ph.D.,AAI '80, are elected to the National Academy of Sciences
James P. Allison, Ph.D., AAI '78 (past AAI president, 2001-02), Arturo Casadevall, M.D., Ph.D., AAI '98, and Paul Rothman, M.D., AAI '92, are elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences.
Yasmine Belkaid, Ph.D., AAI '13, is the recipient of the 2017 Emil von Behring Prize and the 2016 Sanofi–Institut Pasteur International Mid-Career Award.
Olivera (Olja) J. Finn, Ph.D., AAI ’83, a past AAI president (2007-08), is the recipient of the 2017 AACR-CRI Lloyd J. Old Award in Cancer Immunology.

AAI members invited to participate in honoring Frank Fitch (AAI ’61) through endowed Frank W. and Shirley Fitch Lectureship.

James P. Allison, Ph.D., AAI ’78, is named co-recipient of the first Sjöberg Prize in cancer research.
Alexander Y. Rudensky, Ph.D., AAI ’94, and Shimon Sakaguchi, M.D., Ph.D., AAI ’90, are co-recipients of the 2017 Crafoord Prize in Polyarthritis.
David E. Briles, Ph.D., AAI ’77, David A. Fruman, Ph.D., AAI ’01, George Fu Gao, Ph.D., AAI ’01, Joseph Bernard Margolick, M.D., Ph.D., AAI ’87, Michael S. Marks, Ph.D., AAI ’90, James C. Paulson, Ph.D., AAI ’07, Liise-Anne Pirofski, M.D., AAI ’00, David T. Scadden, M.D., AAI ’98, Phillip A. Scott, Ph.D., AAI ’84, and Lawrence Steinman, M.D., AAI ’89, are elected as AAAS Fellows.

Ken Cadwell, Ph.D., AAI '16, Ming Li, Ph.D., AAI '10, David Masopust, Ph.D., AAI '07, Carla V. Rothlin, Ph.D., AAI '08, Daniel B. Stetson, Ph.D., AAI '09, and Sing Sing Y. Way, M.D., Ph.D., AAI '07, are named HHMI, Simons Foundation, and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Faculty Scholars.

Carl F. Nathan, M.D., AAI ' 76, John J. O'Shea, M.D., AAI '84, and Jan T. Vilcek, M.D., AAI '78, are joint recipients of the 2016 ICIS-Milstein Award for Excellence in Interferon and Cytokine Research.

Laurie A. Glimcher, M.D., AAI '83, a past AAI president (2003-04) , is the 2016 Marion Spencer Fay Award honoree.

AAI members Carl H. June, M.D., AAI '87, John W. Kappler, Ph.D., AAI '74, Philippa Marrack, Ph.D., AAI '74, Steven A. Rosenberg, M.D., Ph.D., AAI '72, and Harald von Boehmer, M.D., Ph.D., AAI '92, are recipients of 2016 Novartis Prizes for Immunology.

AAI Past President Dan R. Littman, M.D., Ph.D., AAI '87, is the recipient of the 2016 William B. Coley Award for Distinguished Research in Basic Immunology.

Alberto Mantovani, M.D., AAI '03, and Michel C. Nussenzweig, M.D., Ph.D., AAI '91, have been named recipients of the 2016 Robert Koch Award.

Clinician scientists Suzanne Topalian, M.D., AAI '90, and Jedd D. Wolchok, M.D., Ph.D., AAI '12, are 2016 Taubman Prize for Excellence in Translational Medical Science honorees.

Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., AAI '73, receives the 2016 Gairdner Global Health Award.

Charles N. Serhan, Ph.D., AAI '01, is the 2016 Ross Prize in Molecular Medicine recipient.

Tasuku Honjo, M.D., Ph.D., AAI (Hon.) '88, is the 2016 recipient of the Kyoto Prize in Life Sciences.

Arup K. Chakraborty, Ph.D., AAI '07, Ronald N. Germain, M.D., Ph.D., AAI '78, Antonio Lanzavecchia, M.D., AAI Hon. '00, Kenneth M. Murphy, M.D., Ph.D., AAI '95, Hidde L. Ploegh, Ph.D., AAI '93, Herbert W. Virgin, IV, M.D., Ph.D., AAI '92, Gabriel A. Rabinovich, Ph.D., AAI '03, and Ian A. Wilson, D. Sc., Ph.D., AAI '14, have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences.

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