Shiv Pillai, MD, PhD is Professor of Medicine and Health Sciences and Technology at Harvard Medical School and Associate Geneticist at the Center for Cancer Research at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He is a co-author of the highly regarded Basic Immunology, 4th Edition and Cellular and Molecular Immunology, 7th Edition.
Dr. Pillai received his medical degree from Christian Medical College in Vellore, India and his PhD in biochemistry from Calcutta University. He has received numerous awards during the course of his career, including the Vasvik Award for Biological Sciences and Technology, the Science Academy Medal (Indian National Science Academy), the Arthritis Foundation Investigator Award, and the Irving M. London Teaching Award. He has been a member and chair of the Cellular and Molecular Immunology-B Study Section (NIH); Consulting Editor, Journal of Clinical Investigation; and Associate Editor, Journal of Immunology.