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Leone

[lee-ohn]
Ebreo, Leone: see Abravanel, Judah.
Leoni, Leone, 1509-90, Italian sculptor and medalist, called Leone Aretino. Entering the service of the emperor, Charles V, he devoted himself to making statues, busts, and reliefs for the imperial family. His Charles V Repressing Violence and other works are in the Prado. His son, Pompeo Leoni, c.1533-1608, who worked with him, continued in the imperial service. His most important works were kneeling bronze figures of Charles V and Philip II, with their families, for the sanctuary in the Escorial. He executed many fine tomb monuments with figures at prayer, including two effigies now in the Hispanic Society, New York City.

See study by B. I. Proske (1956).

Alvaro Pascual-Leone (born 7 August 1961 in Valencia, Spain) is a professor of neurology at Harvard Medical School, with which he has been affiliated since 1997. He is the Director of the Berenson-Allen Center for Noninvasive Brain Stimulation and Program Director of the General Clinical Research Center of the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston.

Dr. Pascual-Leone obtained an M.D. and a Ph.D. in Neurophysiology from the Faculty of Medicine of Albert Ludwigs University in Germany. He also trained at the University of Minnesota and the US National Institutes of Health.

In 2000, he won the Daniel D. Federman Outstanding Clinical Educator Award.

Pascual-Leone lives in Wayland, Massachusetts with his wife Elizabeth and their three children.

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