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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
 

AAI congratulates American immunologist James P. Allison (AAI ’78) and Japanese immunologist Tasuku Honjo (AAI ’88) on being awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for pioneering research...
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Bruce Glick, Ph.D., AAI ’70 (d. 2/1/09) is honored posthumously as recipient of a 2018 Golden Goose Award for his bursa of Fabricius research.
Stanley Cohen, M.D., AAI ’70, receives a 2018 Golden Goose Award for his work on cytokines.
Stephen P. Schoenberger, Ph.D., AAI ’05, Bjorn Peters, Ph.D., AAI ’07, and Anjana Rao, Ph.D., AAI ’90 are among collaborators on a La Jolla Institute and UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center research effort that has received a $4.5 million Cancer Moon Shot Award.
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.
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Following are recent obituaries. To view the AAI In Memoriam Page, click here.

David A. Cooper, M.D., Ph.D., AAI ’87, Scientia Professor, Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia (d. 3/18/2018)
Melvin Cohn, Ph.D., AAI ’51, Professor Emeritus, Salk Institute 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 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)
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