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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.

AAI Members Awarded
the 2018 Nobel Prize
in Physiology or Medicine

James P. Allison
tasuku Honjo

American immunologist James P. Allison (AAI ’78) and Japanese immunologist Tasuku Honjo (AAI ’88) have been awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for pioneering research...
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Yasmine Belkaid, Ph.D., AAI ’13, Richard S. Blumberg, M.D., AAI ’93, Michael A. Caligiuri, M.D., AAI ’97, Michael S. Diamond, M.D., Ph.D., AAI ’07, David A. Hafler, M.D., AAI ’84, Jordan S. Orange, M.D., Ph.D., AAI ’95, and Arlene H. Sharpe, M.D., Ph.D., AAI ’96 (past AAI president, 2016-17) are elected members of the National Academy of Medicine.
James P. Allison, Ph.D., AAI '78 (past AAI president, 2001-02) and Tasuku Honjo, M.D., Ph.D., AAI '88 are awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
Padmanee Sharma, M.D., Ph.D., AAI ’13, is the 2018 recipient of the William B. Coley Award for Distinguished Research in Tumor Immunology.
Boris Reizis, Ph.D., AAI ’16, is the 2018 recipient of the Frederick W. Alt Award for New Discoveries in Immunology.
Cherie L. Butts, Ph.D., AAI ’10, is elected to the Society for Leukocyte Biology Council and named to the Salem State University Board of Trustees.
AAI members Mark S. Anderson, M.D., Ph.D., AAI ’04, Karl Mark Ansel, Ph.D., AAI ’08, Jason G. Cyster, Ph.D., AAI ’97, Adrian Erlebacher, M.D., Ph.D., AAI ’05, Matthew F. Krummel, Ph.D., AAI ’02, and Qizhi Tang, Ph.D., AAI ’07 are among the leaders of the newly-launched Immuno-X Initiative at UCSF.
James P. Allison, Ph.D., AAI '78 (past AAI president, 2001-02), Carl H. June, M.D., AAI '87, and Steven A. Rosenberg, M.D., Ph.D., AAI '72, are awarded the Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research.
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Following are recent obituaries. To view the AAI In Memoriam Page, click here.

William T. Shearer, M.D., Ph.D., AAI ’74, Professor of Pediatrics and Immunology, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, TX (d. 10/9/2018)
Michael P. Murtaugh, Ph.D., AAI ’91, Professor of Veterinary and Biomedical Medical Science, University of Minnesota (d. 9/18/18)
Andrei E. Medvedev, Ph.D., AAI ’00, Associate Professor of Immunology, University of Connecticut (d. 7/26/18)
Ian Michael Orme, Ph.D., AAI ’88, University Distinguished Professor, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO (d. 6/19/2018)
Past AAI president Kimishige Ishizaka, M.D., Ph.D., AAI ’58, President and Scientific Director (retired), La Jolla Inst. for Allergy and Immunology (d. 7/6/2018)
Harald von Boehmer, M.D., Ph.D., AAI Hon. ’92, Professor Emeritus, Harvard Med. Sch. and Dana-Farber Cancer Inst. (d. 6/24/2018)
Arthur M. Dannenberg, Jr., M.D., Ph.D., AAI ’60, Professor (retired), Johns Hopkins Univ. (d. 6/15/2018)
Thomas Ray Jerrells, Ph.D., AAI ’80, Professor (retired), Univ. of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha (d. 5/22/2018)
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