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Kellie Ann Jurado has be named one of the 20 Packard Fellows for 2022!

ICIS Member and 2022 Christina Fleischmann Award for Excellence in Cytokine & Interferon Research by a young woman investigator has been named one of the 20 Packard Fellows for 2022. She is one of a group of 20 innovative early-career scientists and engineers who are boldly pursuing new areas of research. Kellie Jurado, Department of Microbiology, University of Pennsylvania, Discipline: Biological Sciences. Early-life immune exposures can profoundly impact lifelong health. The Jurado lab leverages emerging viruses as biological probes to uncover fundamental immune mechanisms that underlie and regulate immune responses in utero through early life.

Each Packard Fellow will receive $875,000 in unrestricted funds that they can use over five years in any way they choose. This fellowship, which is heading into its 35th year next year, is one of the largest non-governmental fellowships for research and, for many Fellows, is a critical steppingstone in their career. [READ MORE]

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Brian Kim was awarded the Sol and Clara Kest Professor of Dermatology Endowed Professorship from Mount Sinai

ICIS Lifetime Member Brian S. Kim, MD, was awarded the Sol and Clara Kest Professor of Dermatology Endowed Professorship from Mount Sinai in a ceremony with Dr. Emma Guttman-Yassky, the Sol and Clara Kest Professor and Vice Chair for Research at the Department of Dermatology, Professor of Medicine and Clinical [READ MORE]

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ICIS Member Jonathan Kipnis elected into the National Academy of Medicine

  On October 17th the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) announced the election of 90 regular members and 10 international members during its annual meeting. Election to the Academy is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding [READ MORE]

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Prof Yasmine Belkaid awarded the prestigious 2022 Charles Donovan Microbiome Prize

Prof Yasmine Belkaid awarded the prestigious 2022 Charles Donovan Microbiome Prize World-leading microbiome researcher Prof Yasmine Belkaid was awarded the prestigious 2022 Charles Donovan Microbiome Prize on Friday 7th October. As part of the prizegiving Prof Belkaid delivered the ‘Distinguished International Lecture’ at the annual symposium of APC Microbiome Ireland, [READ MORE]

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Prof. David Wallace Honorary Doctor in Science Degree, Trinity College Dublin

Long time ICIS member, David Wallace, was the last President of the International Cytokine Society (ISC) in 2011 before the merger with the International Society for Interferon and Cytokine Research (ISICR) which become the International Cytokine & Interferon Society (ICIS) in 2012. He was co-president of the newly merged ICIS, together with Charles Samuel in 2012. On Wednesday 8 December 2021 at 3pm honorary degrees of the University of Dublin were conferred on David Wallach, James Ivan McGuire and Deirdre McLoughlin at a Commencements Ceremony in the Public Theatre. [READ MORE]

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Congratulations to Ruslan Medzhitov, 2022 AAI Excellence in Mentoring Award in recognition of exemplary career contributions to a future generation of scientists

Congratulations to Cytokines 2022 Invited speaker, Ruslan Medzhitov, Ph.D., HHMI, Yale University School of Medicine, 2022 AAI Excellence in Mentoring Award in recognition of exemplary career contributions to a future generation of scientists.

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Congratulations to ICIS Immediate Past- President, Katherine A. Fitzgerald, 2022 AAI-Thermo Fisher Meritorious Career Award for exceptional research contributions in the field of immunology

Congratulations to ICIS Immediate Past- President, Katherine A. Fitzgerald, 2022 AAI-Thermo Fisher Meritorious Career Award for exceptional research contributions in the field of immunology [READ MORE]

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Two ICIS Lifetime Members, Warren J. Leonard and John J. O’Shea, awarded the 2021 Harrington Prize for Innovation in Medicine for their Contributions to the Field of Immunology, from Fundamental Discovery to Therapeutic Impact

The 2021 Harrington Prize for Innovation in Medicine:
Warren J. Leonard, MD, and John J. O’Shea, MD. Two ICIS Lifetime Members awarded the 2021 Harrington Prize for Innovation in Medicine for their Contributions to the Field of Immunology, from Fundamental Discovery to Therapeutic Impact [READ MORE]

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Three ICIS Members elected to the National Academy of Sciences for their contributions to epidemiology, innate immunity and immunology – Congratulations!

Three ICIS Members elected to the National Academy of Sciences for their contributions to epidemiology, innate immunity and immunology – Congratulations to Ralph S. Baric, William R. Kenan Jr. , Katherine A. Fitzgerald, and Ellen V. Rothenberg http://www.nasonline.org/ Twitter: @theNASciences [READ MORE]