Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) March 11, 2013
The Clinical Immunology Society (CIS) is pleased to announce that Dr. Vincent Bonagura has been selected to serve as the new Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Clinical Immunology (JoCI) for a five-year term beginning February 1, 2013. Dr. Bonagura is the Chief of the Division of Allergy and Immunology and the Jack Hausman Professor of Pediatrics at the Alexandra and Steven Cohen Children's Medical Center of the North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System in New York, where he also directs the Jeffrey Modell Foundation Diagnostic Center and the Laboratory of Host Defense. He is also Professor of Molecular Medicine at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research at North Shore - Long Island Jewish Health System. His research interests include virus infections, autoimmunity and primary immune deficiency; and editorial experience has been with the Annals of Allergy and Immunology, Clinical and Diagnostic Laboratory Immunology, and Clinical Immunology.
"We're very excited to have Dr. Bonagura involved with the journal and I'm certain that under his leadership, we will continue to advance the visibility and reputation of the JoCI and CIS," said CIS President, Lawrence B. Schwartz, MD PhD.
In addition, Dr. Jean-Laurent Casanova has accepted the position of Deputy Editor. Jean-Laurent Casanova, MD PhD received his medical degree from the Université Paris Descartes in 1987. After receiving training at the Pasteur Institute in Paris and the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research in Lausanne, Switzerland, he received his PhD in immunology from the Université Pierre et Marie Curie in 1992. Following a residency in pediatrics, he completed a clinical fellowship in the pediatric immunology-hematology unit of the Necker Medical School in Paris. In 1999, he was appointed a professor of pediatrics at Necker, where, with Dr Laurent Abel, he cofounded and co-directe
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