Ethan M. Shevach

National Institutes of Health, USA


Ethan M. Shevach received his B.A and M.D. degrees from Boston University. After two years of clinical training, he spent three years as a Fellow in Allergy and Immunology at the NIAID. He then joined the Laboratory of Immunology of the NIAID as a Tenured Scientist and is presently Chief of the Cellular Immunology Section. His research interests over the past 3 decades have included genetic control of the immune response, T lymphocyte function and activation, the pathogenesis of autoimmunity, and for the past 10 years, regulatory/suppressor T cells. He has published over 350 papers and was listed in 2002 as one of the 100 most cited immunologists by He was Editor-in-Chief of the journal of Immunology from 1987–1992. Dr. Shevach and Professor S. Sakaguchi shared the 2004 William B. Colley Award for Distinguished Research in Basic and Tumor Immunology from the Cancer Research Institute, New York.

Biography Updated on 18 March 2014

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