Merad Miriam

Director Precision Immunology Institute


Dr. Miriam Merad, MD; PhD is the Director of the Precision Immunology Institute (PrIISM) at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Director of Mount Sinai’s Human Immune Monitoring Center (HIMC). She is also a Professor of Oncological Sciences and also holds a Chair in Cancer Immunology.
Dr. Merad is an internationally acclaimed physician-scientist and a leader in the fields of immunology and oncology. Her work spans a range of areas and her finding have changed the immunology text books by uncovering deep complexity in the immune system and re-defining the immune system’s contributions to several diseases. She has authored more than 200 papers, many of which are in the highest scientific journals including Science, Nature and Cell, and are amongst the most cited papers. She is on the scientific advisory board of numerous companies and is an elected member of the American Society of Clinical Investigation and the recipient of the William Coley Award.
In 2020, she was elected to the National Academy of Sciences, the most prestigious body of science in the US, in recognition of her contributions to the field of immunology.