MMI’s Arturo Casadevall, MD, PhD, Elected to National Academy of Sciences
Arturo Casadevall, MD, PhD, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor, and Alfred and Jill Sommer Professor and Chair of the Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology at the Bloomberg School, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences in recognition of his furthering the understanding of fungal pathogenesis. Congratulations, Arturo!
Scientists are elected by their peers to membership in the NAS for outstanding contributions to research.
The National Academy of Sciences is a private, nonprofit institution that was established under a congressional charter signed by President Abraham Lincoln in 1863. It recognizes achievement in science by election to membership, and—with the National Academy of Engineering and the National Academy of Medicine—provides science, engineering, and health policy advice to the federal government and other organizations.