Dr. Fearon is a Professor at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory and at Weill Cornell Medical College, where he studies the interaction between cancer and the immune system. Previously, he was also the Emeritus Sheila Joan Smith Professor of Immunology at the University of Cambridge and a Senior Group Leader of the CRUK Cambridge Institute, Li Ka Shing Centre. He received his B.A. from Williams College and his M.D. from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He was Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and at Johns Hopkins before joining Cambridge. Dr. Fearon has been elected as a Member of the National Academy of Sciences, and as a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the Royal Society.