Irving L. Weissman, M.D.

Irving L. Weissman

 Brief Bio

Irving L. Weissman is a Virginia & D.K. Ludwig Professor for Clinical Investigation in Cancer Research, Professor of Developmental Biology at Stanford University School of Medicine and, by courtesy, a professor of biology at the School of Humanities and Sciences at Stanford University. He is also director of the Institute of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Weissman was president of The American Association of Immunologists from 1994 to 1995 and served on the AAI Council from 1989 to 1996. He was elected a Distinguished Fellow of AAI in 2019.

 Oral History - Full Interview


Interview Date: Monday, January 21, 2013
Location: Stanford, CA

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 Oral History - Transcript

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 Oral History - Clips

 AAI Service History

Joined: 1971
President: 1994–1995
Vice President: 1993–1994
Councillor: 1989–1993

The Journal of Immunology
Associate Editor: 1976–1980
Awards Committee: 1982–1983 (chair)

Other Service
AAI Representative to FASEB Finance Committee: 1990–1992

 President's Address

"From Thymic Lineages Back to Hematopoietic Stem Cells, Sometimes Using Homing Receptors"

The Journal of Immunology 156, no. 6 (1996): 2019–25.

 Awards and Honors

  • Member, National Academy of Sciences, 1989
  • California Scientist of the Year, 2002
  • Member, Institute of Medicine, 2002
  • Robert Koch Award, Koch Foundation, 2008
  • Distinguished Fellow, AAI, 2019

 Institutional/Biographical Links

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