Vanda A. Lennon, M.D., Ph.D.

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Paraneoplastic syndromes of the nervous system
  • Immunology
  • Paraneoplastic disease
  1. 1973
    PhD - ImmunologyUniversity of Melbourne
  2. 1972
    Post-doctoral FellowshipThe Salk Institute for Biological Studies
  3. 1971
    Research Fellowship - Immunology doctorate programWalter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research
  4. 1968
    Junior Assistant ResidentMontreal General Hospital, McGill University
  5. 1967
    Junior InternMontreal General Hospital, McGill University
  6. 1966
    MB BS - Medicine (MD equivalent)University of Sydney
  7. 1966
    Research AssistantDepartment of Nuclear Medicine, University of Sydney

Awards and honors

  1. 2012
    Newsom-Davis LecturerEleventh International Society of Neuroimmunology (ISNI) Congress
  2. 2012
    Dorothy A. Adair ProfessorshipNamed Professorship Committee - Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic Committees
  3. 2008
    Honorary MemberAmerican Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  4. 2006
    Frontiers in Clinical Neuroscience LecturerAmerican Academy of Neurology
  5. 2006
    Edward Lambert LecturerAmerican Assoc. of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnotic Medicine Annual Meeting
  6. 1999
    Doctor of the Year AwardMyasthenia Gravis Foundation of America
  7. 1998
    Article selected as Landmark PublicationAmerican Academy of Neurology
  8. 1997
    Northern Star Award, 25th Anniversary Service AppreciationMyasthenia Gravis Foundation, Minnesota State Chapter
  9. 1983
    Woman of Achievement Award - ProfessionsYWCA
  10. 1977
    Travel FellowshipAmerican Association of Immunologists
  11. 1974
    Travel FellowshipAmerican Association of Immunologists
  12. 1972
    Postdoctoral FellowshipNational Multiple Sclerosis Society, USA
  13. 1969
    Postgraduate ScholarshipNational Health and Medical Research Council, Australia
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Professional memberships

  1. 2008 - present
    Honorary MemberAmerican Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  2. 2002 - present
    MemberHeritage Committee, Department of Neurology
  3. 1999 - 2000
    MemberTelethon Peer Reviewer Group, Comitato Telethon Fondazione
  4. 1998
    ChairOther Immune Mediated Neuromuscular Disorders (LEMS and Neuromyotonia), IX International Congress on Neuromuscular Diseases
  5. 1998
    ChairAntibody Mediated Channelopathies at the Neuromuscular Junction, IX International Congress on Neuromuscular Diseases
  6. 1996 - 1997
    MemberAcademic Appointment and Promotions Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  7. 1996 - present
    MemberAssociation of Medical Laboratory Immunologists
  8. 1995
    Ad Hoc ReviewerPsychobiological, Biological and Neuroscience Subcommittee, Mental Health AIDS and Immunology Review Committee
  9. 1995 - present
    MemberCoordinator, Neuroimmunology Video Teleconferences, Department of Neurology
  10. 1993
    ChairSymposium on Cross-Talk Between Nervous and Immune Systems in Response to Injury, 5th International Symposium on Neural Regeneration
  11. 1993 - 1996
    MemberAcademic Promotions Committee, Department of Neurology
  12. 1993
    MemberResearch Award Committee, Department of Neurology
  13. 1992
    ChairWorkshop #109 "Immunology of Neuromuscular Disease", 8th International Congress of Immunology
  14. 1992 - 1993
    MemberNeurology C Study Section, National Institutes of Health
  15. 1992
    Co-ChairMyasthenia Gravis and Related Disorders: Experimental and Clinical Aspect, New York Academy of Sciences
  16. 1991
    MemberAdvisory Committee, Clinical Research Center
  17. 1991
    MemberInternational Program Committee, Third International Congress of Neuroimmunology
  18. 1991 - present
    MemberClinical Immunology Society
  19. 1990 - 1996
    ChairResearch and Grants Committee, Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America
  20. 1990 - 1991
    MemberResearch and Development Committee, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  21. 1990 - present
    MemberResearch and Grants Committee, Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America
  22. 1989 - 1994
    MemberResearch Committee, Department of Neurology
  23. 1987 - present
    MemberDivision of Clinical Biochemistry & Immunology, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  24. 1986 - 1999
    MemberMinnesota Society of Neurological Sciences
  25. 1985 - 1992
    MemberResearch Committee on Neuroimmunology, World Federation of Neurology
  26. 1985 - 1990
    MemberAdvisory Committee on Fundamental Research Related to Multiple Sclerosis, National Multiple Sclerosis Society
  27. 1985 - 1986
    MemberClinical Immunology Liaison Group, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  28. 1985 - 1986
    MemberExecutive Committee, Minnesota Council on Biotechnology
  29. 1984
    MemberPublications Committee, American Society for Neurochemistry
  30. 1984
    MemberEducation Committee, American Society for Neurochemistry
  31. 1984 - present
    MemberAmerican Society for Clinical Investigation
  32. 1983 - 1988
    MemberResident Selection Committee, Department of Neurology
  33. 1983 - 1988
    MemberGraduate Degrees Program Committee, Department of Neurology
  34. 1983 - 1984
    ChairMayo Laboratory Society, Mayo Clinic Rochester Societies
  35. 1983 - 1984
    MemberMedical School Admissions Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  36. 1982
    MemberClinical Immunology Planning Committee, Department of Immunology
  37. 1981
    Site VisitorSite Visit, National Institutes of Health
  38. 1981 - 1982
    MemberClinical Practice Committee, Department of Neurology
  39. 1980 - 1984
    SecretarySouthern Minnesota Chapter, Society for Neuroscience
  40. 1980
    MemberEducation Committee, Department of Neurology
  41. 1980 - present
    MemberAmerican Society for Neurochemistry
  42. 1979 - present
    MemberMinnesota Chapter, Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America
  43. 1979 - present
    MemberMyasthenia Gravis Foundation of America
  44. 1978
    Site VisitorSite Visit, National Institutes of Health
  45. 1978
    Site VisitorSite Visit, National Institutes of Health
  46. 1978 - 1987
    MemberTissue Culture Association
  47. 1978 - present
    MemberSigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
  48. 1977 - 1989
    MemberAmerican Association of Neuropathologists
  49. 1976 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Neurology
  50. 1976 - present
    MemberSociety for Neuroscience
  51. 1974 - present
    MemberAmerican Association of Immunologists
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Publications

Research activities

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