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The American Association of Immunologists

James P. Allison, Ph.D.

Brief Bio

James P. Allison is chair of the Department of Immunology and Director of the Immunotherapy Platform at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. He is also Deputy Director of the Koch Center for Applied Research of Genitourinary Cancers at MD Anderson. Dr. Allison was President of The American Association of Immunologists from 2001 to 2002 and served as an AAI Council member from 1996 to 2001. He was awarded the AAI-Dana Foundation Award in Human Immunology Research in 2008 and the AAI Lifetime Achievement Award in 2011.

Lasker~DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award

2015, for the discovery and development of “a monoclonal antibody therapy that unleashes the immune system to combat cancer.” Click here for more details.

Oral History – Full Interview

Interview Date: Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Location: Houston, TX

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Oral History – Transcript

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AAI Service History

Joined: 1978
President: 2001–2002
Vice President: 2000–2001
Councillor: 1996–2000

The Journal of Immunology
Associate Editor: 1987–1991
Section Board: 1993–1996

Committees
Public Affairs Committee: 1991–1992, 1995–1997

Other Service
Faculty, Advanced Course in Immunology: 1985, 1995, 1997, 1999
Abstract Programming Chair: 1994–1997

 

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Institutional/Biographical Links

  • The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center profile
  • The University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Houston faculty profile
  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute alumni profile

 


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