Bachelor of Science in Zoology, University College, London, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy in Immunology, Guy's Hospital Medical School, London, 1982.
Research assistant, Institute Helminthology, St. Albans, England, 1970-1972;
research assistant, Institute Child Health, London, 1975-1976;
research assistant department medicine, Guy's Hospital, 1976-1983;
lecturer department medicine, Guy's Hospital, 1983-1991;
senior lecturer department allergy, United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy's and St. Thomas' Hospitals, London, 1991-1995;
professor department immunology, King's College School Medicine and Dentistry, London, since 1995. Honorary research assistant department chemistry University College, 1978-1980. Visiting research fellow Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, 1982: visiting lecturer Princess Margaret Hospital, Perth, Australia, 1987, visiting Royal Society Medicine fellow/senior lecturer, 1991.
Member immunoglobulin subcommittee International Union Immunol. Society, World Health Organization.
(Book by Lessof, M. H., Lee, T. H., Kemeny, D. M.)
Fellow Institute Medical and Laboratory Sciences, American Academy Allergy and Immunology, Royal Society Medicine, Zoological Society London. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Association Immunologists, European Academy Allergology and Clinical Immunology, Royal College Pathologists, British Society Immunology (meetings secretary since 1994, executive director Triangle 3 Ltd.), British Society Allergy and Clinical Immunology (member council), International College Allergology, Pharmacia Allergy Research Foundation (International award 1991), Harveian Society (Buckstone Browne prize and medal 1992).
Married Susan Hilary Kemeny, September 18, 1976. Children: Louise, Thomas.