Aristo Vojdani, PhD, MSc, CLS
Aristo Vojdani, is an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Dept. of Preventive Medicine at Loma Linda University in California, an Adjunct Professor at the Lincoln College of Professional, Graduate and Continuing Education at the National University of Health Sciences, and a past associate professor at the Charles Drew/UCLA School of Medicine and Science. He obtained his MSc and PhD in the fields of microbiology and clinical immunology from Bar-Ilan University in Israel with postdoctoral studies in comparative immunology at UCLA and tumor immunology at Charles Drew/UCLA School of Medicine and Science. His on-going research, spanning a 45-year career, focuses on the role of environmental triggers in complex diseases.
Dr. Vojdani's research has resulted in the development of more than 300 antibody assays for the detection of autoimmune disorders and other diseases. Of particular note are the arrays for autoimmune diseases that originate from the gut and manifest as attacks on the body’s own tissues or organs, including the brain. He holds 17 US patents for laboratory assessments of immune disorders associated with the brain and gut, has published over 200 articles in magazines and scientific journals, and published the book "Neuroimmunity and the Brain-Gut Connection" with Nova Science Publishers. His latest book is “Food-Associated Autoimmunities: When Food Breaks Your Immune System,” available from Amazon and Barnes & Noble.
He is the CEO and Technical Director of Immunosciences Lab., Inc. in Los Angeles, CA, is the Chief Scientific Officer for Cyrex Labs LLC in Phoenix, AZ, and sits on the editorial board of five scientific journals. In 2006, he was given the prestigious Herbert J. Rinkel Award by the American Academy of Environmental Medicine (AAEM) for excellence in teaching the techniques of environmental medicine. On November 7, 2009, he was given the Linus Pauling, PhD Award by the American College for Advancement in Medicine. On October 12, 2018, Dr. Vojdani was given the Personalized Lifestyle Medicine Institute Lifetime Achievement Award by the Personalized Lifestyle Medicine Institute.