National Institutes of Health
Warren J. Leonard received his A.B. in mathematics, magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, from Princeton and his M.D. from Stanford. After residency training in medicine at Barnes Hospital and a year of research in biochemistry at Washington University in St. Louis, Dr. Leonard was a postdoctoral fellow in the National Cancer Institute. He began his own laboratory in the NICHD and then joined NHLBI. Leonard has authored more than 375 publications and holds 22 patents. He is an Associate Editor and former Co-Editor of Immunity, on the editorial board of Cytokine, and a contributing member of the Faculty of 1000. He is past-President of the International Cytokine Society, a member of the Board and former Vice President of the Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences (FAES), and serves on the Council of the Association of American Physicians, and the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Beutler Rearch Program of Excellence in Genomic Medicine. Dr. Leonard is the recipient of multiple honors and awards, including the American Federation for Clinical Research Foundation Outstanding Investigator Award, the Food and Drug Administration Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research Outstanding Service Award, the American Association of Immunologists (AAI)-Huang Foundation Meritorious Career Award, and the Honorary Lifetime Membership Award of the International Cytokine and Interferon Society. He is an elected member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation, the Association of American Physicians, a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and a member of the National Academy of Inventors, the National Academy of Medicine (formerly the Institute of Medicine), the National Academy of Sciences, and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.