Aristo Vojdani obtained his Ph.D. degree in the field of microbiology and clinical immunology with postdoctoral studies in tumor immunology at UCLA. His on-going research, spanning a 40-year career, focuses on the role of environmental factors, such as toxic chemicals, infections and dietary proteins and peptides in complex diseases. An owner of 15 US patents for laboratory assessments, he has published more than 120 peer-reviewed articles in scientific journals. Dr. Vojdani is a CEO and Technical Director of Immunosciences Lab., Inc. in Los Angeles, Calif, a member of the editorial board of four scientific journals, and a guest editor of five journals. On November 7, 2009, he was given the Linus Pauling, Ph.D. Award by the American College for Advancement in Medicine. In 2006, he was given the prestigious Herbert J. Rinkel Award by the American Academy of Environmental Medicine (AAEM) for excellence in teaching the techniques of environmental medicine. Dr. Vojdani has had the privilege of testifying before the US Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs, providing crucial evidence with regard to the effect of chemical agents on veterans who developed neuroimmunological disorders acquired during service in the Persian Gulf.
Biography Updated on 17 August 2011