Dr. AbdulK. Abbas is currently the Chairman of Pathology at the University of California San Francisco. His research interests are in Immunology, with a focus on immune regulation. He is a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences, was one of the founding editors of Immunity, and has served on the editorial boards of the Journal of Immunology, Cell, and the Journal of Clinical Investigation. From 2011-2013, he was the President of the Federation of Clinical Immunology Societies (FOCIS).