Heitman Elected to ASCI

March 2003 — Dr. Joseph Heitman, director of the Center for Microbial Pathogenesis and an associate investigator with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, has been elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation. He will be inducted at the society’s meeting April 25 in Chicago. The ASCI is one of the nation’s leading associations for clinical researchers with 2,600 physician-scientist members.

Members are chosen based on their records of scholarly achievement in biomedical research, and they must be under age 45 at time of election. Approximately 80 new members are elected each year. In addition, Heitman has been invited to be one of three new members presenting research lectures at the ASCI meeting.