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Exiting board members give combined 100 years of service – Arthritis National Research Foundation

Carl F. Ware, Ph.D.

Even through a successful career of developing his own research and establishing a role as a leading immunologist, for more than 16 years, Carl F. Ware, Ph.D., has remained an active, engaged and invaluable member of the ANRF Board of Directors. While his final term as a board member ended this spring, his contributions and legacy will continue.

Dr. Ware, the Director of the Infectious and Inflammatory Disease Center at the SBP Medical Discovery Institute (www.SBPDiscovery.org), located in La Jolla, CA, will continue to serve on the Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) which is responsible for reviewing applications and selecting the research ideas to receive grant funding for the next year. Through an established fellowship, his legacy continues each year as one of the funded researchers is recognized as the Carl F. Ware fellow. In the new cohort just announced, Anna Patrick, M.D., Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University Medical Center receives the honor.

A professor and internationally recognized immunologist known for patented discoveries of TNF-related cytokines and regulatory proteins of the immune system and therapeutics targeting these cytokines, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office recognizes Dr. Ware as an expert on the subject of the “TNF Superfamily.” His list of discoveries, honors, achievements and awards runs long and includes the MERIT Award from the US Public Health Service, National Institutes of Health, a prestigious recognition given for outstanding record of scientific achievement. Most recently he received the Distinguished Fellow” from the American Association of Immunologists for 2022 and an Honorary Lifetime Membership in the International Cytokine and Interferon Society.

For a more on Dr. Ware, see his Scientific Advisory Board member page.

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