Dr. Leslie Shaw

Neurologist · Alzheimer's Disease · Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 446 Publications

Dr. Leslie Shaw is a Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He helped to develop the Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI), one of the world’s largest public-private research partnerships that aim to detect Alzheimer’s as early as possible and advance research in the prevention and treatment of the disease.

His work focuses on standardising methods to measure Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease biomarkers. In recognition of his contributions, Dr. Shaw received the Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Award in Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine from the American Association for Clinical Chemistry in 2013.


University of pennsylvania hospital

Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

University of Pennsylvania Hospital

University of pennsylvania hospital

Director, Clinical Toxicology Laboratory

University of Pennsylvania Hospital


Bachelor of Science

LeMoyne College

Ph.D. in Biochemistry

SUNY Upstate Medical Center

NIH Post doctoral Fellowship Department of Molecular Biology

John Hopkins University

Fellowship in Neuroscience Research Program

John Hopkins University


Dr. Leslie Shaw has been involved in 446 publications. View publications ›


Dr. Leslie Shaw is affiliated with University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine: Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research at 3600 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.