2022 AAI Career Award Recipients

The American Association of Immunologists proudly announces the 2022 recipients of AAI Awards for outstanding research and career achievements.

AAI Lifetime Achievement Award

Arlene H. Sharpe
Arlene H. Sharpe, M.D., Ph.D. (AAI ’96)

Harvard Med. Sch.

In recognition of a remarkable career of scientific achievement and contributions to AAI and the field of immunology

AAI Distinguished Service Award

Ross Kedl
Ross Kedl, Ph.D. (AAI ’02)

Univ. of Colorado

For outstanding service as Chair and Member of the AAI Committee on Public Affairs, 2015–2021

AAI Distinguished Service Award

Edith M. Lord
Edith M. Lord, Ph.D. (AAI ’78)

Univ. of Rochester Sch. of Med. and Dentistry

For exceptional service as AAI Secretary-Treasurer, 2015–2021

AAI-Steinman Award for Human Immunology Research

Jeffrey A. Bluestone
Jeffrey A. Bluestone, Ph.D. (AAI ’82)

Univ. of California, San Francisco, and Sonoma Biotherapeutics

For significant, sustained achievement in immunology research pertinent to human disease pathogenesis, prevention, or therapy

AAI-Thermo Fisher Meritorious Career Award

Katherine A. Fitzgerald
Katherine A. Fitzgerald, Ph.D. (AAI ’06)

Univ. of Massachusetts Med. Sch.

For exceptional research contributions to the field of immunology

AAI-BioLegend Herzenberg Award

Christopher C. Goodnow
Christopher C. Goodnow, Ph.D. (AAI ’96)

Garvan Inst. of Med. Res., Australia

For outstanding contributions to the field of immunology in the area of B cell biology

AAI-BD Biosciences Investigator Award

Andrea Schietinger
Andrea Schietinger, Ph.D. (AAI ’14)

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Ctr.

For noteworthy, early-career achievement in immunology research

AAI Excellence in Mentoring Award

Ruslan Medzhitov
Ruslan Medzhitov, Ph.D. (AAI ’00)

HHMI, Yale Univ. Sch. of Med.

In recognition of exemplary career contributions to a future generation of scientists

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