HIP Unveils Scientific Plan to Decode and Model the Immune System

NEW YORK, April 29, 2024 – The Human Immunome Project (HIP), a global nonprofit scientific initiative, released its Scientific Plan today, on World Immunology Day, the organization announced. The plan provides a detailed roadmap of how the Human Immunome Project and its network of global study sites will generate the world’s largest and most diverse…

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Announcing 2023 Michelson Prize Laureates

Three early career scientists, Dr. Siyuan Ding, Dr. Claire Otero, and Dr. Dennis Schaefer-Babajew, to receive $150,000 Grants for immunology and vaccine research. NEW YORK, March  5, 2024 – The Human Immunome Project (HIP) and Michelson Medical Research Foundation (MMRF) have awarded Dr. Siyuan Ding (Washington University in St. Louis), Dr. Claire Otero (Weill Cornell…

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Launching the Human Immunome Project

Key Takeaways from the Human Immunome Project Into Action Conference Just over a year ago, the Human Immunome Project (HIP) was initiated at a summit in La Jolla, California, drawing immunology leaders together to discuss the greatest challenge in the healthcare field. Since then we have introduced new leadership and new Board members, and launched…

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23andMe Founder Linda Avey Joins the Human Immunome Project Board of Directors

NEW YORK, November 30, 2023 – The Human Immunome Project (HIP) is pleased to announce the appointment of Linda Avey to the Board of Directors. “Linda’s scientific expertise and entrepreneurial spirit will be of immediate benefit to the Human Immunome Project as we pursue our mission to decode and model the human immune system,” said…

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Scientific Consensus Builds on Effort to Map and Model Human Immune System

BARCELONA, November 21, 2023 – The Human Immunome Project Into Action Conference, hosted at CosmoCaixa Museum of Science by the CaixaResearch Institute and Human Immunome Project (HIP), concluded with agreement on a scientific strategy to map and model the human immune system, the groups announced today. The global effort, which will produce publicly available AI…

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Actioning the Human Immunome Project

With a scientific plan now in place, the Human Immunome Project (HIP) is gearing up to begin implementation in early 2024. To set the stage, HIP, together with our partner CaixaResearch Institute, is hosting an “Into Action,” Conference to stress test the plan alongside global representatives from science, industry, government, and civil society, to agree…

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Initiative to Decode Human Immune System Is the Talk of AI for Good Global Summit

GENEVA, July 6, 2023 — The Human Immunome Project’s (HIP) Board Chair Jane Metcalfe and CEO Hans Keirstead spoke today at the AI for Good Global Summit detailing how decoding and building an AI model of the immune system can revolutionize how we address disease and enable everyone to live longer, healthier lives.

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Michelson Prize Winners Collaborate on New, $9.5M Emerging Pathogens Project

Young researchers are often at the cutting-edge of scientific discovery, yet they struggle to find funding to support their efforts. The Michelson Prizes: Next Generation Grants are designed to fill this gap and reward young scientists pursuing innovative research to advance human immunology, vaccine discovery, and immunotherapy for global diseases. The grants, a partnership between…

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