Previous Blumenthal Memorial Lectureship Speakers

This lectureship was established in 1963, and throughout the years outstanding speakers in the field of allergy and immunology have presented the lectures.

1963         
Herman Eisen, Washington University

1964         
H. Sherwood Lawrence, New York University

1965         
Kenneth P. Matthews, University of Michigan

1966         
Francis C. Lowell, Massachusetts General Hospital

1967         
Hans J. Muller-Eberhard, Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation

1968         
Frank J. Dixon, Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation

1969         
Byron H. Waksman, Yale University

1970         
Abraham I. Braude, University Hospital of San Diego Cty.

1971         
Jonathon W. Uhr, New York University

1972         
Kimishige Ishizaka, Johns Hopkins University

1973         
H. Sherwood Lawrence, New York University

1974         
D. Bernard Amos, Duke University

1975         
Henry Kunkel, Rockefeller University

1976         
Thomas B. Tomasi, Mayo Medical School

1977         
Hugh Fudenberg, Medical University of South Carolina

1978         
Hugh O. McDevitt, Stanford University

1979         
Robert A. Good, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Inst.

1980         
Banju Benacerraf, Harvard Medical School

1981         
Robert Schwartz, Tufts University

1982         
Jon Van Rood, Academisch Ziekenhuis, Netherlands

1983         
George Klein, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden

1984         
Robert C. Gallo, National Institutes of Health, Maryland

1985         
Jean Dausset, Hospital St. Louis, France

1986         
Leroy E. Hood, California Institute of Technology

1987         
G.J.V. Nossal, Walter & Eliza Hall Institute, Australia

1988         
Michael Feldman, Weizmann Institute, Israel

1989        
Michael Sela, Weizmann Institute, Israel

1990        
Phillipa Marrack, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, National Jewish Center

1991        
Leslie Brent, Wright Flemming Institute, St. Mary's Hospital Medical School, England

1992        
Max D. Cooper, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of Alabama at Birmingham

1993        
Charles A. Janeway, Jr., Yale University

1994        
William E. Paul, NIAID/National Institutes of Health

1995        
Emil R. Unanue, Washington University School of Medicine

1996        
Ralph Steinman, The Rockefeller University

1997       
Laurie Glimcher, Harvard Medical School

1998      
Peter Doherty, St. Jude Children's Hospital, Tennessee

1999     
James P. Allison, University of California-Berkeley

2000    
Craig B. Thompson, University of Pennsylvania

2001    
Richard Flavell, Yale University

2002       
Andrew McMichael, Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, Oxford University

2003       
Robert D. Schreiber, Washington University

2004       
Stanley J. Korsmeyer, Harvard Medical School

2005       
Diane J. Mathis, Harvard Medical School

2006       
Dan R. Littman, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

2007        
Rafi Ahmed, Emory University School of Medicine

2008        
Michael E. Brenner, Brigham & Women's Hospital

2009        
Ronald N. Germain, National Institutes of Health, DHHS

2010    
Jacques Banchereau, Baylor Institute

2011     
Mark M. Davis, Stanford University School of Medicine

2012     
Bruce Beutler, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

2013      
Michel Nussenzweig, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

2014       
Anjana Rao. LaJolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology

2015       
Ruslan Medzhitov, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

2016
Carl June, Perlman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

2017
Anne O'Garra, Francis Crick Institute, London England