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John Leonard

Academic history

John Leonard, MD, is a Professor of Medicine and Distinguished Professor of Hematology and Medical Oncology at Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University, New York, NY. He is also Senior Associate Dean for Innovation and Initiatives at Weill Cornell Medicine and Executive Vice-Chairman at the Department of Medicine and an Attending Physician at the New York Presbyterian Hospital.

Prof. Leonard received his medical degree from University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, in 1990. After that, he completed an internship/residency (1991-1993) in the Department of Medicine and a fellowship in the Division of Hematology and Oncology (1993 – 1996) at the New York Hospital Cornell Medical Center. Prof. Leonard is board certified in hematology, medical oncology and internal medicine.

Speaking on non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Prof. Leonard is interested in lymphoma, leukemia and multiple myeloma, but his research is particularly focused on novel immunotherapies and other translational strategies for lymphoma and other malignancies.