Abul K. Abbas
University of California, San Francisco
Professor and Chair, Department of Pathology. Research elucidates key mechanisms of T-cell tolerance and autoimmunity to systemic and tissue-restricted self-antigens, CD28-CTLA-4 pathways in T-cell regulation, and death mechanisms that eliminate dangerous lymphocytes. Plays a seminal role in education of immunologists through widely used textbooks and pedagogy.