Rafi Ahmed


Rafi Ahmed, PhD

Emory University, School of Medicine


2022 Inductee


Dr. Rafi Ahmed is Director of the Emory Vaccine Center at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA and a Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar. His research efforts are directed towards: 1. Understanding the mechanisms of immunological memory and using this knowledge to develop new and more effective vaccines. 2. Defining the mechanisms of T cell exhaustion and developing effective immunotherapy for treatment of cancer and chronic viral infections. Dr. Ahmed is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Medicine, the National Academy of Inventors, and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.






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