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The Lipton Lab
Dept. of Microbiology & Immunology
University of Illinois at Chicago
835 S Wolcott St (MC790)
Chicago, IL 60612-7344
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    Howard L. Lipton

    COMRB Room 7095
    tel. (312) 996-5754
    fax. (312) 355-3581

    Professional Experience

    2005-present Professor. Departments of Neurology and Microbiology & Immunology, University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC).

    1995-2005 Professor. Departments of Neurology and Microbiology-Immunology, Northwestern University Medical School (NUMS), Chicago, IL.

    1993-2005 Professor. Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology & Cell Biology, Northwestern University and Division of Neurology, Evanston Hospital, Evanston, IL.

    1991-1993 Henry P. & Georgette Goldschmidt Professor & Chairman. Department of Neurology, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY.

    1989-1991 Professor and Vice-Chair of Neurology. Department of Neurology and Microbiology-Immunology, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO.

    1988-1989 Professor. Department of Microbiology-Immunology, NUMS.

    1987-1989 Acting Chair. Department of Neurology, NUMS.

    1984-1989 Ernest J. & Hattie H. Magerstadt Professor of Neurology. NUMS.

    1978-1981 Associate Professor of Neurology. NUMS.

    1972-1977 Assistant Professor of Neurology. NUMS.

    1965-1967 US Army Medical Officer. Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Washington, D.C.

    1964-1965 Medicine Internship. Ohio State University Hospitals, Columbus, OH.


    2003          Elected AAAS (American Association For The Advancement of Science) Fellow

    2001-2003 French Multiple Sclerosis Society (ARSEP), Reviewer of Research Grants

    2000-2005 NIH Clinical Neuroimmunology and Brain Tumors Study Section Member

    1994-present Ad hoc reviewer Ann Neurol, Amer J Path, J Neuroimmunol, J Virology, Neurology, PNAS, Virology

    1994-present Editorial Board, Journal of Neurovirology

    1991-1995 Board of Scientific Advisors, Sterling Drug, Upper Township Provence, PA

    1990-1996 Editorial Board, Annals of Neurology

    1988-1995 NIH Senator Jacob K. Javits Neuroscience Investigator Award

    1987-1989 NIH Experimental Virology Study Section

    1986-present Consultant CDC, Poliomyelitis Surveillance of Vaccine-related Poliomyelitis

    1986-1990 NMSS Advisory Committee on Clinical and Therapeutic Trials

    1983-1990 Advisory Board, Archives of Virology

    1982-1986 NIH Neurological Disorders Program Review Committee B

    1982-1990 NMSS Advisory Committee on Drug Development

    1980-1981 Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation Faculty Scholar Award

    1977-1982 NIH (NIAID) Research Career Development Award

    1973          Board Certified by the American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry

    1964          Alpha Omega Alpha

    1960-1962 Nebraska Regents Scholarship


    1972 Neurology Fellowship. Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD.

    1970 Neurology Residency. Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD.

    1964 M.D. University of Nebraska, Omaha, NE.

    1962 B.S., Zoology. University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE.