Clinical Immunology Committee

The nine members of the Clinical Immunology Committee are appointed by Council for staggered three-year terms. The role of the committee is to liaise with organizations and AAI committees dealing with clinical immunology.


The AAI Clinical Immunology Committee is dedicated to promoting research in the field of clinical immunology and addressing issues important to AAI member physician-scientists. The charges of the committee include:

  • reviewing nominations, and recommending recipients to Council, for the AAI-Steinman Award for Human Immunology Research
  • organizing clinical immunology content for the AAI annual meeting
  • providing a clinical perspective on various issues to other AAI committees.


Erica L. Stone, Ph.D. (’24), Chair
Vice President, Oncology

Amal O. Amer, M.D., Ph.D. (’24)
The Ohio State University

Thomas A. Wynn, Ph.D. (’24)
Vice President and Discovery Head - Inflammation and Immunology

Laura T. Donlin, Ph.D. (’25)
Assistant Professor
HSS Research Institute & Weill Cornell Medicine

Mariana J. Kaplan, M.D. (’25)
Chief, Systemic Autoimmunity Branch; Deputy Scientific Director

Joshua A. Vieth, Ph.D. (’25)
Director, Research
JDRF International

Samik Basu, M.D. (’26)
Chief Scientific Officer
Cabaletta Bio

Bjoern Peters, Ph.D. (’26)
La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology

Robert Fairchild, Ph.D. (’26)
Professor of Molecular Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine

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