Amy Klion MD

Senior Investigator, National Institutes of Health

Amy D. Klion, MD is a Senior Investigator and head of the Human Eosinophil Section in the Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases at the NIH. Her research program includes basic and translational research related to the role of the eosinophil and eosinophil activation in disease pathogenesis. The ultimate goal of her laboratory is to develop novel diagnostic tools and treatment approaches for hypereosinophilic syndromes and other conditions associated with marked eosinophilia, including helminth infection. Dr. Klion is a past president of the International Eosinophil Society and recipient of the society’s 2015 service award and a Fellow of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and recipient of the 2004 Bailey K. Ashford Medal for distinguished work in tropical medicine. She has served on the editorial boards of Blood and the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology and numerous advisory committees and expert panels related to her work on eosinophilic disorders and neglected tropical diseases. She is the author of more than 175 scholarly articles, reviews, and textbook chapters.