Jonathan Sprent

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Jonathan Sprent FRS
Alma materWalter and Eliza Hall Institute
Known forT cells
AwardsTaylor Prize (1995)
AAI Lifetime Achievement Award (2005)
Scientific career
InstitutionsGarvan Institute of Medical Research
Doctoral advisorJacques Miller

Professor Jonathan Sprent, FRS, is an Australian immunologist. His research has focused on the formation and activation of T cell leukocytes, and methods to overcome T cell-mediated rejection of transplanted tissue.[1]


1995: J. Allyn Taylor International Prize in Medicine
1998: Fellow of the Royal Society[1]
2003: Errol Solomon Meyers Memorial Lecture
2006: Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science
2015: American Association of Immunologists Lifetime Achievement Award[2]
2017: National Academy of Sciences (Immunology)

He is an honorary member of the British Society for Immunology.[3]


  1. ^ a b "Jonathan Sprent". Royal Society. 12 August 2015. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  2. ^ "Professor Jonathan Sprent to receive AAI Lifetime Achievement Award". EurekAlert!. 21 January 2015. Retrieved 19 September 2018.
  3. ^ "Honorary members". British Society for Immunology. Retrieved 9 October 2018.