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The American Association of Immunologists, founded in 1913, is dedicated to advancing the field of immunology and fostering development opportunities for researchers at every career stage. Its members work together to address common interests and push forward the boundaries of knowledge.

From the AAI President

Jeremy M. Boss


AAI President (2019-2020) Jeremy M. Boss, Ph.D., shares his President’s Message with AAI members.

Hannes Stockinger, Ph.D. (AAI ’96) is awarded the Karl Landsteiner Medal by the Austrian Society for Allergology and Immunology, for his service to the field of immunology.
Former AAI president (2012-2013) Gail A. Bishop, Ph.D. (AAI ’84) is named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, in recognition of her distinguished contributions to the field of immunology, particularly for insights into regulation of T and B lymphocyte activation.
Jennifer Martinez, Ph.D. (AAI ’17) receives the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the United States government on outstanding early-career scientists who show exceptional promise for leadership in science and technology.
David W. Scott, Ph.D. (AAI ’73) receives National Hemophilia Foundation honors as Murray Thelin Researcher of the Year.
Barry P. Sleckman, M.D., Ph.D. (AAI ’00) is named to lead the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Ingunn M. Stromnes, Ph.D. (AAI ’18) is awarded the 2019 Julia Stagliano Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Catalyst Grant.
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Following are recent obituaries. To view the AAI In Memoriam Page, click here.

Associate Editor for The JI (1980–1984) John Mendelsohn, M.D., AAI ’73, President Emeritus, Univ. of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Ctr. (d. 1/7/2019)
Morris J. Karnovsky, MB BCh., D.Sc., AAI ’73, Professor Emeritus, Harvard Med. Sch. (d. 1/21/2018)
Associate Editor for The JI (1981–1985) Stephen I. Katz, M.D., Ph.D., AAI ’75, NIAMS - NIH, Bethesda, MD (d. 12/20/2018)
Past AAI president (1991-1992) and secretary-treasurer (1970–1986) Henry Metzger, M.D., AAI ’65, Scientist Emeritus, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, NIH (d. 11/20/2018)
D. Mark Estes, Ph.D., AAI ’94, Professor (retired), Univ. of Georgia (d. 7/10/2018)
David A. Cooper, M.D., Ph.D., AAI ’87, Scientia Professor, Kirby Inst., Univ. of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia (d. 3/18/2018)
Melvin Cohn, Ph.D., AAI ’51, Professor Emeritus, Salk Inst. for Biological Studies, La Jolla, CA (d. 10/23/2018)
William T. Shearer, M.D., Ph.D., AAI ’74, Professor of Pediatrics and Immunology, Baylor Col. of Med., Texas Children's Hosp., Houston, TX (d. 10/9/2018)
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