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Letter from the President

Dear Colleagues:

As summer ends, let us share with some very good news about the Annual Meeting that we would like to bring to your attention. First and foremost, there are several developments and exciting sessions that will be included in the program during our time in Charlotte. One being the Robert A. Good Lecturer will be Harvey J. Alter, MD, 2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his contributions to the discovery of the hepatitis C virus...


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Donate Plasma - And Tell your Friends!

CIS has created a graphic with information on where to find plasma donation centers. Download now and share amoung your communities! 


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Pioneers in Clinical Immunology

Kate Sullivan, MD, PhDDr. Kate Sullivan

"A few gender-specific thoughts are in order given the mission of this group. I have many traditional female traits. I’m a builder of consensus, I lead by example, I try to build trust and forge community. But- niceness must not be mistaken for weakness. It is possible to be simultaneously fierce, supportive, and pleasant. Maybe that is not your personality. Great!  I don’t want you to be like me. I want you to be better and to succeed by being you."


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IDF White Paper Challenge

In an effort to seek new solutions, IDF is sponsoring a White Paper Challenge and invites submissions to address: Innovative practices to expand awareness in communities of color, Methods to increase equity in clinical trials, Novel approaches to shortening the time between diagnosis and treatment

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IDF Research Grant Program

The Immune Deficiency Foundation (IDF) has a seed grant program to encourage and support patient-oriented research on primary immunodeficiency diseases. The intent of the grant is to support well-defined research projects that have a specified benefit for improving the treatment, health, disease management or diagnosis of people with primary immunodeficiency diseases (PI).

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Tom Waldmann

In Memoriam: Tom Waldmann

Thomas A. Waldmann, MD 1930-2021 Dr. Thomas A. Waldmann, the second President of CIS (1988-1989), passed away on September 25, 2021 at the age of 91. Tom was a giant in the field of clinical immunology taking many of his seminal basic science observations from the bench to the bedside. His professional career spanned more than 60 years of continuous scientific investigation as a Senior Investigator, Branch Chief and Distinguished Investigator at the NIH.

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CIS Case Conference Webinar Series

CIS is pleased to provide recordings of our webinar series of immune deficiency case presentations. Hosted by the ECI Committee, this interactive electronic format emphasizes discussion of interesting cases where we can all learn from each other. Registration is free and all are welcome!


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