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Robert L. Fairchild, Ph.D. (AAI ’20), has received Outstanding Innovation in Therapeutics and Diagnostics recognition from the Cleveland Clinic for the recent license of his urine biomarker platform test for kidney transplant rejection.
Marion Pepper, Ph.D. (AAI ’11), Jenny P.-Y. Ting, Ph.D. (AAI ’97), Carl F. Ware, Ph.D. (AAI ’82), and Howard A. Young, Ph.D. (AAI ’90), are recipients of 2021 award honors from the International Cytokine & Interferon Society (ICIS).
Barney S. Graham, M.D., Ph.D. (AAI ’00), has been named recipient of the Albert B. Sabin Gold Medal, which recognizes distinguished members of the global health community for extraordinary contributions to vaccinology or a complementary field.
Christian M. Capitini, M.D. (AAI ’12), Sabina Kaczanowska, Ph.D., (AAI 19), Crystal L. Mackall, Ph.D. (AAI ’97), Rimas J. Orentas, Ph.D. (AAI 14), Mario Otto, M.D., Ph.D. (AAI ’16), and Paul M. Sondel, M.D., Ph.D. (AAI ’77), are among recipients of the Team Science Award presented by the American Association for Cancer Research, which serves to acknowledge and catalyze the growing importance of interdisciplinary teams to the understanding of cancer.
Beth A. Garvy, Ph.D. (AAI ’98), has joined the leadership of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) as vice president-elect for science policy. Having been AAI representative on the FASEB Board of Directors since 2018, she will serve as FASEB vice president for science policy beginning in 2022.
Cherié L. Butts, Ph.D. (AAI ’10), has joined the leadership of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) as the 2021-2022 Treasurer-elect. She is the first industry scientist, first African-American, and second woman scientist named to the position and will serve as FASEB Treasurer and Finance Committee Chair beginning in 2022.
Michael Dustin, Ph.D. (AAI ’99), Kate A. Fitzgerald, Ph.D. (AAI ’06), Sankar Ghosh, Ph.D. (AAI ’99), Julie M. Overbaugh, Ph.D. (AAI ’19), and Ellen Rothenberg, Ph.D. (AAI ’83), have been elected as members of the National Academies of Science (NAS) in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.
Warren J. Leonard, M.D. (AAI ’86), and John J. O’Shea, M.D. (AAI ’84)have been named co-recipients of the Harrington Prize for Innovation in Medicine for their respective contributions to the field of immunology from fundamental discovery to therapeutic impact.
Rafi Ahmed, Ph.D. (AAI ’84), Ananda W. Goldrath, Ph.D. (AAI ’04), and Akiko Iwasaki, Ph.D. (AAI ’00)have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, whose members from wide-ranging fields and professions advance the public good through the sharing of ideas and recommendations in the arts, democracy, education, global affairs, and science.
Carl H. June, M.D. (AAI ’87, DFAAI), has received the Sanford Lorraine Cross Award from Sanford Health, which honors life-changing breakthroughs and innovations in medical science.
James Crowe, Jr., M.D. (AAI ’99)is the 2021 recipient of the SEC Faculty Achievement Award for Vanderbilt University, which honors faculty with a record of extraordinary teaching along with a record of research that is recognized nationally and/or internationally.
Jeffrey L. Curtis., M.D. (AAI ’93)received this spring the 2019 John B. Barnwell Award from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Office of Research and Development, which annually recognizes a VA investigator for outstanding scientific achievements in clinical research that advance the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders in the veteran population.
AAI Council Member Mark M. Davis, Ph.D. (AAI '88), is a co-recipient of the 2021 Szent-Györgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research for discovery, along with co-recipient Tak Mak, of the structure of the T-cell receptor and their research into the underlying mechanisms of T-cell function and development.
S. Jason Augustine, Ph.D. (AAI ’20), is a 2020 Caribbean American Heritage Awards honoree for his outstanding contributions to public health through his work in biomedical research.
Yasmine Belkaid, Ph.D. (AAI ’13), Anita S. F. Chong, Ph.D. (AAI ’90), Susan M. Kaech, Ph.D. (AAI ’04), Thomas Lane, Ph.D. (AAI ’99), Jeffrey D. Lifson, M.D. (AAI ’86), Sendurai A. Mani, Ph.D. (AAI ’18), Rima McLeod, M.D. (AAI ’84), Lisa Miller, Ph.D. (AAI ’00), and Rick L. Tarleton, Ph.D. (AAI ’84), have been elected to the 2020 class of fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), in recognition of their achievements in advancing science.
James E. Crowe, Jr., M.D. (AAI ’99), and Barney S. Graham, M.D., Ph.D. (AAI ’00), are 2020 Golden Goose Award recipients in recognition of their federally-funded research contributions that have informed and continue to inform scientific responses to COVID-19, including the development of vaccines and treatments with the potential to help tackle the global pandemic.
Anthony S. Fauci, M.D. (AAI ’73), is among those recently named by the U.S. Institute of Peace to receive International Peace Honors, which recognize some of the most outstanding global leaders and change-agents of our time for their role in helping tackle the biggest challenges  of 2020 and inspiring hope for a brighter future.
Anthony S. Fauci, M.D. (AAI ’73), is among 2020 recipients of Research in Action Awards, in recognition of his lifetime achievement in public health leadership, including his pivotal role in the fight against the novel coronavirus and his decades of work with previous public health crises involving HIV/AIDS, the West Nile virus, SARS, Ebola, Zika, and H1N1.
Anthony S. Fauci, M.D. (AAI ’73), is the 2021 recipient of the Lifelong Learning Award presented by NPR and WHYY in Philadelphia, honoring his career and contributions to public health, scientific advancement, and education.
Gordon Freeman, Ph.D. (AAI ’01), has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI), the highest professional distinction accorded to academic inventors who have created or facilitated outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development, and the welfare of society.
Carl H. June, M.D. (AAI ’87), and Michael C. Milone, M.D. (AAI ’09), are co-recipients of an Agilent Thought Leader Award in recognition of their joint contributions to the field of chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell mediated cancer immunotherapy, including co-development of tisagenlecleucel, the first cell and gene therapy product approved by the FDA.
Joanne L. “Jo” Viney, Ph.D. (AAI ’87), is among 20 outstanding women scientists featured in FiercePharma’s Fiercest Women in Life Sciences for 2020, which recognizes leading women researchers and entrepreneurs serving in senior executive roles in biopharma.
Jedd D. Wolchok, M.D., Ph.D. (AAI ’12), has been named by the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) as recipient of the ESMO Award for Immuno-Oncology 2020, which recognizes his outstanding achievements in the area of immuno-oncology.
Carrie L. Lucas, Ph.D. (AAI ’16), has been named 2020 recipient of the Christina Fleischmann Award for Young Women Investigators, which recognizes and promotes young women scientists who have made notable contributions in cytokine, chemokine, or interferon biology research.
Russel E. Vance, Ph.D. (AAI ’10)is a 2020 co-recipient of the William B. Coley Award for Distinguished Research in Basic and Tumor Immunology, for his contributions to the discovery and characterization of the cGAS-STING pathway, an important component of the innate immune system currently being utilized in the development of novel immunotherapies against cancer.
Steven A. Rosenberg, M.D., Ph.D. (AAI ’72)is the 2020 recipient of the Lloyd J. Old Award in Cancer Immunology, in recognition of his seminal discoveries that led to the first effective cancer immunotherapy, interleukin-2 (IL-2), and the first adoptive cell transfer immunotherapies for both solid and blood cancers, including genetically modified T cells.
Anthony S. Fauci (AAI '73) has been named by the nonpartisan Partnership for Public Service as the 2020 Federal Employee of the Year, for his role as the nation’s premier expert and spokesperson on infectious diseases, leadership of the federal government’s research response to infectious diseases over the course of six administrations, steady guidance during the COVID-19 pandemic on how to navigate the deadly health crisis, and spearheading of research efforts to develop COVID-19 treatments and vaccines.
Anthony S. Fauci (AAI '73) has been awarded the inaugural National Academy of Medicine Presidential Citation for Exemplary Leadership, in recognition of his extraordinary service and outstanding contributions to biomedical science, health care, and public health in the United States.
Anthony S. Fauci (AAI '73) has been honored by the National Academy of medicine as recipient of the 2020 Gustav O. Lienhard Award for the Advancement of Health Care, for his role as a leader of federal research and policy on infectious diseases and his deft, scientifically grounded leadership in shaping an effective response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Danielle N. Alfano, M.D. (AAI ’17) has been named an inaugural Dean’s Scholar by the Division of Physician-Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis (Wash U); the program provides financial support and mentorship to aspiring, early-career physician–scientists, along with dedicated time for conducting laboratory research.
Elia Tait Wojno, Ph.D. (AAI ’14), and Zhenyu Zhong, Ph.D. (AAI ’11), have been named Seymour and Vivian Milstein Young Investigator Award recipients for 2020 in recognition of their notable, early-career contributions to interferon and cytokine research.
Mark S. Anderson, M.D., Ph.D. (AAI ’99), Dan H. Barouch, Ph.D., M.D. (AAI ’06), Yolonda L. Colson, M.D., Ph.D. (AAI ’93), Melody A. Swartz, Ph.D. (AAI ’14), and David S. Wilkes, M.D. (AAI ’00), have been elected to the National Academy of Medicine in recognition of their outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service in the fields of health and medicine.
Anthony S. Fauci (AAI '73) has been named to TIME magazine's list of The 100 Most Influential People of 2020. TIME also honored Dr. Fauci with the cover of the magazine's special issue.
Aviv Regev, Ph.D. (AAI ’19) is the 2020 recipient of the Lurie Prize in Biomedical Sciences, honoring her roles in laying the groundwork for the field of single-cell genomics, spearheading leading-edge technologies that enable a sharper perspective on human cells, and applying these tools to revolutionize understanding of biology and disease.
K. Mark Ansel, Ph.D. (AAI ’08), and Shruti Naik, Ph.D. (AAI ’20), are among this year’s doctoral adviser–graduate student tandems selected to receive HHMI Gilliam Fellowships for Advanced Study, which foster the development of scientific leaders committed to advancing diversity and inclusion in the sciences.
AAI Science Coordinator Ellen C. Fox, Ph.D. (AAI ’16)is among recipients of Society for Scholarly Publishing Fellowships for 2020, which recognize awardees’ high level of engagement in their fields and diversity of skills in scholarly communications.
Kate A. Fitzgerald, Ph.D. (AAI ’06)has been admitted to the Royal Irish Academy, the highest academic distinction in Ireland, as an honorary member. Honorary membership is reserved for academics residing outside of Ireland who have made major international contributions to their disciplines. She is also one of 12 scientists selected to receive Harrington Scholar Awards; the COVID-19 rapid response initiative awards provide recipients with grant funding and expert drug development support to advance novel therapies, next-generation vaccines, and vaccine alternatives to fight COVID-19 and avert future pandemics.
Anthony S. Fauci, M.D. (AAI ’73)is the recipient of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Public Service Award, for his decades of outstanding leadership in basic and applied research to prevent, diagnose, and treat daunting infectious diseases.
Douglas R. Green, Ph.D. (AAI ’84), former AAI president Marc K. Jenkins, Ph.D. (AAI ’88)Carl H. June, M.D. (AAI ’87)Judy Lieberman, M.D., Ph.D. (AAI ’19), and Miriam Merad, M.D., Ph.D. (AAI ’19)have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.
Shimon Sakaguchi, M.D., Ph.D. (AAI ’90), is the recipient of the 2020 Paul Ehrlich and Ludwig Darmstaedter Prize in honor of his pioneering discoveries of regulatory T cells and their instrumental role in self-tolerance.
Sarah L. Gaffen, Ph.D. (AAI ’00), and Vijay K, Kuchroo, D.V.M., Ph.D. (AAI ’86), are co-recipients of the 2020 ICIS-BioLegend William E. Paul Award, in recognition of their combined contributions deciphering the role of a key cytokine, IL-17, in health and disease.
Warren J. Leonard, M.D. (AAI ’86), has been selected to receive the 2020 Seymour and Vivian Milstein Award for Excellence in Interferon and Cytokine Research for his groundbreaking contributions to research on the basic biology and translational aspects of cytokine signaling.
Thomas F. Gajewski, M.D., Ph.D. (AAI ’96) is awarded the 2019 ESMO Immuno-Oncology Award for his groundbreaking work uncovering why some are resistant to immunotherapy and how to restore the anti-cancer immune response.
Hannes Stockinger, Ph.D. (AAI ’96) is awarded the Karl Landsteiner Medal by the Austrian Society for Allergology and Immunology, for his service to the field of immunology.
Former AAI president (2012-2013) Gail A. Bishop, Ph.D. (AAI ’84) is named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, in recognition of her distinguished contributions to the field of immunology, particularly for insights into regulation of T and B lymphocyte activation.
Jennifer Martinez, Ph.D. (AAI ’17) receives the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the United States government on outstanding early-career scientists who show exceptional promise for leadership in science and technology.
David W. Scott, Ph.D. (AAI ’73) receives National Hemophilia Foundation honors as Murray Thelin Researcher of the Year.
Barry P. Sleckman, M.D., Ph.D. (AAI ’00) is named to lead the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Ingunn M. Stromnes, Ph.D. (AAI ’18) is awarded the 2019 Julia Stagliano Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Catalyst Grant.
George Fu Gao, Ph.D. (AAI ’07), Akiko Iwasaki, Ph.D. (AAI ’00), Elizabeth M. Jaffee, M.D. (AAI ’97), Michael J. Lenardo, M.D. (AAI ’93), Gabriel Nuñez, M.D. (AAI ’85), and David G. Schatz, Ph.D. (AAI ’97) have been elected to the National Academy of Medicine.
Noel R. Rose, M.D., Ph.D. (AAI ’56) and his mentor and colleague, the late Dr. Ernest Witebsky, are 2019 recipients of the Golden Goose Award for their research that illuminated a new concept of autoimmunity and established the concept of autoimmune disease.
Michel DuPage, Ph.D. (AAI ’18) and Noah Wolcott Palm, Ph.D. (AAI ’17) are NIH Director’s New Innovator Award recipients for 2019.
Elizabeth M. Jaffee, M.D. (AAI ’97), Lawrence E. Samelson, M.D. (AAI ’84), Brian Seed, Ph.D. (AAI ’98), and former AAI president (2008-2009) Arthur Weiss, M.D., Ph.D. (AAI ’81) are 2019 William Coley Award honorees.
Past AAI president (2017-2018) Wayne M. Yokoyama, M.D. (AAI ’71) is appointed inaugural director of new Division of Physician-Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
Cherié L. Butts, Ph.D. (AAI ’10) receives governor’s appointment to the Massachusetts Economic Development Planning Council.
Former AAI president (1988-1989) Max D. Cooper, M.D., Ph.D. (AAI ’66) and Jacques Miller, M.D., Ph.D. (AAI ’68) have received the 2019 Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award.
Past AAI president (1994-1995) Irving L. Weissman, M.D. (AAI ’71) has been named a 2019 recipient of the Albany Prize.
Peter A. John (AAI Tr. ’18) is among 2019 Lasker Foundation Essay Contest winners.
Pablo Engel, M.D., Ph.D. (AAI ’05), Winfried F. Pickl, M.D. (AAI ’08), and Federica Sallusto, D.Sc. (AAI ’14) are elected officers of the European Federation of Immunological Societies (EFIS) Board for the 2019-2021 term.
Carl F. Nathan, M.D. (AAI ’76) has received the Joan and Sanford I. Weill Exemplary Achievement Award.
Susan Carpenter, Ph.D. (AAI ’15), Sunny Shin (AAI ’12), and doctoral candidate Brea K. Hampton, (AAI Tr. ’18) are recipients of HHMI Gilliam Fellowships for Advanced Study.
Michael Schnoor, Ph.D. (AAI ’12) receives the Society for Leukocyte Biology’s 2019 Dolph O. Adams Award.
Murad R. Mamadov, Ph.D. (AAI ’18) is a 2019 Michelson Prize recipient.
Past AAI president (1998-1999) Jonathan Sprent, M.D., Ph.D. (AAI ’80) receives the Thomas E. Starzl Prize in Surgery & Immunology.
Aviv Regev, Ph.D. (AAI ’19) has been named a 2020 FASEB Excellence in Science Awards honoree.
Louis Justement, Ph.D. (AAI ’91) has been named president-elect of FASEB.
Hao Wu, Ph.D. (AAI ’13) was named by The Protein Society as recipient of the 2019 Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin Award.
Akiko Iwasaki, Ph.D. (AAI ’13) and Hao Wu, Ph.D. (AAI ’13) have been selected as 2019 recipients of the Seymour and Vivian Milstein Award for Excellence in Interferon and Cytokine Research.
Yasmine Belkaid, Ph.D. (AAI ’13) is the recipient of the 2019 Lurie Prize in Biomedical Sciences.
Marco Colonna, M.D., (AAI ’02), Adolfo García-Sastre, Ph.D., (AAI ’14), Michael J. Lenardo, M.D., (AAI ’93), David H. Raulet, Ph.D., (AAI ’84), and Aviv Regev, Ph.D., (AAI ’19) are elected as members, and George F. Gao, Ph.D., (AAI ’07) as a foreign associate, of the National Academy of Sciences.
Past AAI president (2011-12) Leslie J. Berg, Ph.D. (AAI ’94) has been appointed as chair of the Department of Immunology and Microbiology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.
Current AAI president JoAnne L. Flynn, Ph.D. (AAI '96) has received the University of Pittsburgh Chancellor’s 2019 Distinguished Research Award.
Kristin A. Hogquist, Ph.D. (AAI ’95) is appointed the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology Vice Chair for Research at the University of Minnesota.
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 past AAI president (2016-17) Arlene H. Sharpe, M.D., Ph.D. (AAI ’96) are elected members of the National Academy of Medicine.
Past AAI president (2001-02) James P. Allison, Ph.D. (AAI '78) 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.
Cherié 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.
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.
Past AAI president (2001-02) James P. Allison, Ph.D., (AAI '78), 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.
Past AAI president (2009-10) Betty Diamond, M.D. (AAI ’80), is the recipient of the 2018 Lupus Insight Prize.
Ann Griffith, Ph.D. (AAI ’12), and Sergio Cepeda (AAI Tr. ’16), are selected as HHMI Gilliam Fellowships Program grant recipients.
John R. Lukens, Ph.D. (AAI ’15) had his publication from The Journal of Immunology, reporting the role of the maternal microbiome in autism, featured in Newsweek.
Jeffrey V. Ravetch, M.D., Ph.D. (AAI ’99) has been selected to receive the 2018 Robert Koch Award in recognition of his groundbreaking work analyzing antibody response.
Akiko Iwasaki, Ph.D. (AAI ’00), Dennis L. Kasper, M.D. (AAI ’75), Dr. Michael Reth (AAI Hon. ’08), David D. Schatz, Ph.D. (AAI ’97), and past AAI president (2016-17) Arlene H. Sharpe, M.D., Ph.D. (AAI ’96) are among 2018 electees as members/foreign associates of the National Academy of Sciences.
Past AAI president (1988-89) Max D. Cooper, M.D. (AAI '66) and Jacques F. A. P. Miller, M.D., Ph.D. (AAI Hon. '68) are 2018 Japan Prize co-recipients.
Alexander Y. Rudensky, Ph.D. (AAI ’94) is the recipient of the 2018 Vilcek Prize in Biomedical Science.
Avery August, Ph.D. (AAI ’99) has been appointed Vice Provost for Academic Affairs at Cornell University.
Shannon J. Turley, Ph.D. (AAI '05) is the recipient of the 2017 Frederick W. Alt Award.
Rafi Ahmed, Ph.D. (AAI '84) and Thomas F. Gajewski, M.D., Ph.D. (AAI '96) are 2017 recipients of William B. Coley Awards.
Gabriel D. Victora, Ph.D. (AAI ’15) has been named a 2017 MacArthur Foundation "Genius" Grant recipient.
Richard J. Hodes, Ph.D. (AAI '75) is the recipient of the second annual Charles A. Sanders, M.D., Partnership Award.
Past AAI president (2001-02) James P. Allison, Ph.D. (AAI '78) and Robert D. Schreiber, Ph.D. (AAI '76) are 2017 Balzan Prize recipients for Immunological Approaches in Cancer Therapy
Susan Carpenter, Ph.D. (AAI '15), Richard A. Flavell, Ph.D. (AAI '90), Kiyoshi Hirahara, M.D., Ph.D. (AAI '12), Ari B. Molofsky, M.D., Ph.D. (AAI '16), E. Ashley Moseman, Ph.D. (AAI '16), Ganes C. Sen, Ph.D. (AAI '05), and Alan Sher, Ph.D. (AAI '77) are 2017 recipients of International Cytokine & Interferon Society Award honors.
Past AAI president (2001-02) James P. Allison, Ph.D. (AAI '78), Lieping Chen, M.D., Ph.D. (AAI '92), Gordon J. Freeman, Ph.D. (AAI '01), Tasuku Honjo, M.D., Ph.D. (AAI Hon. '88), and past AAI president (2016-2017) Arlene H. Sharpe, M.D., Ph.D. (AAI '96) are  2017 Warren Alpert Foundation Prize recipients for transformative discoveries in the field of cancer immunology.
Leroy E. Hood, M.D., Ph.D. (AAI '69) is the 2017 NAS Award for Chemistry in Service to Society recipient.
Bernard Roizman, Sd.D. (AAI '59) is the 2017 Selman A. Waksman Award in Microbiology recipient
Yasmine Belkaid, Ph.D. (AAI '13), Richard M. Locksley, M.D. (AAI '88), and Jonathan Sprent, M.D., Ph.D. (AAI '80) are elected to the National Academy of Sciences
Past AAI president (2001-02) James P. Allison, Ph.D. (AAI '78), Arturo Casadevall, M.D., Ph.D. (AAI '98), and Paul Rothman, M.D. (AAI '92) are elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences.
Yasmine Belkaid, Ph.D. (AAI '13) is the recipient of the 2017 Emil von Behring Prize and the 2016 Sanofi–Institut Pasteur International Mid-Career Award.
Past AAI president (2007-08) Olivera (Olja) J. Finn, Ph.D. (AAI ’83) is the recipient of the 2017 AACR-CRI Lloyd J. Old Award in Cancer Immunology.

AAI members invited to participate in honoring Frank Fitch (AAI ’61) through endowed Frank W. and Shirley Fitch Lectureship.

Past AAI president (2001-02) James P. Allison, Ph.D. (AAI ’78) is named co-recipient of the first Sjöberg Prize in cancer research.
Alexander Y. Rudensky, Ph.D. (AAI ’94) and Shimon Sakaguchi, M.D., Ph.D. (AAI ’90) are co-recipients of the 2017 Crafoord Prize in Polyarthritis.
David E. Briles, Ph.D. (AAI ’77), David A. Fruman, Ph.D. (AAI ’01), George Fu Gao, Ph.D. (AAI ’01), Joseph Bernard Margolick, M.D., Ph.D. (AAI ’87), Michael S. Marks, Ph.D. (AAI ’90), James C. Paulson, Ph.D. (AAI ’07), Liise-Anne Pirofski, M.D. (AAI ’00), David T. Scadden, M.D. (AAI ’98), Phillip A. Scott, Ph.D. (AAI ’84), and Lawrence Steinman, M.D. (AAI ’89) are elected as AAAS Fellows.
Ken Cadwell, Ph.D. (AAI '16), Ming Li, Ph.D. (AAI '10), David Masopust, Ph.D. (AAI '07), Carla V. Rothlin, Ph.D. (AAI '08), Daniel B. Stetson, Ph.D. (AAI '09), and Sing Sing Y. Way, M.D., Ph.D. (AAI '07) are named HHMI, Simons Foundation, and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Faculty Scholars.

Carl F. Nathan, M.D. (AAI ' 76), John J. O'Shea, M.D. )AAI '84), and Jan T. Vilcek, M.D. )AAI '78) are joint recipients of the 2016 ICIS-Milstein Award for Excellence in Interferon and Cytokine Research.

Past AAI president (2003-04) Laurie A. Glimcher, M.D. (AAI '83) is the 2016 Marion Spencer Fay Award honoree.

Carl H. June, M.D. (AAI '87), John W. Kappler, Ph.D. (AAI '74), past AAI president (2000-2001) Philippa Marrack, Ph.D. (AAI '74), Steven A. Rosenberg, M.D., Ph.D. (AAI '72), and Harald von Boehmer, M.D., Ph.D. (AAI '92) are recipients of 2016 Novartis Prizes for Immunology.

AAI Past President Dan R. Littman, M.D., Ph.D. (AAI '87) is the recipient of the 2016 William B. Coley Award for Distinguished Research in Basic Immunology.

Alberto Mantovani, M.D. (AAI '03) and Michel C. Nussenzweig, M.D., Ph.D. (AAI '91) have been named recipients of the 2016 Robert Koch Award.

Clinician scientists Suzanne Topalian, M.D. (AAI '90) and Jedd D. Wolchok, M.D., Ph.D. (AAI '12) are 2016 Taubman Prize for Excellence in Translational Medical Science honorees.

Anthony S. Fauci, M.D. (AAI '73) receives the 2016 Gairdner Global Health Award.

Charles N. Serhan, Ph.D. (AAI '01) is the 2016 Ross Prize in Molecular Medicine recipient.

Tasuku Honjo, M.D., Ph.D. (AAI Hon. '88) is the 2016 recipient of the Kyoto Prize in Life Sciences.

Arup K. Chakraborty, Ph.D. (AAI '07), Ronald N. Germain, M.D., Ph.D. (AAI '78), Antonio Lanzavecchia, M.D. (AAI Hon. '00), Kenneth M. Murphy, M.D., Ph.D. (AAI '95), Hidde L. Ploegh, Ph.D. (AAI '93), Herbert W. Virgin, IV, M.D., Ph.D. (AAI '92), Gabriel A. Rabinovich, Ph.D. (AAI '03), and Ian A. Wilson, D. Sc., Ph.D. (AAI '14) have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences.

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