Paul J. Anderson, M.D., Ph.D., is the K. Frank Austen Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He is a member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation and the Association of American Physicians.
Dr. Anderson received a B.S. in Biology from SUNY Stony Brook, and received both M.D. and Ph.D. (Microbiology) degrees from New York University School of Medicine where he trained with Jan Vilcek, the inventor of Remicaid, the first biologic therapy for patients with autoimmune disease. He then came to the Brigham where he completed an internship and residency in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Rheumatology. In 1990 he started in own research laboratory at BWH focusing on the role that post-transcriptional control of gene expression plays in the regulation of inflammatory and stress response programs. His laboratory has been funded by the NIH and by various foundations and industry collaborations, and has hosted over 30 M.D. and/or Ph.D. research fellows. He has authored or co-authored over 200 publications and is on the editorial boards of a number of journals including Cellular Immunology and Modern Rheumatology.