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Mark S. Sands, PhD

Professor
Department of Medicine
Oncology Division
Stem Cell Biology Section
Department of Genetics

Research Interests

  • Lysosomal storage diseases
  • Neurodegenerative disorders
  • Gene therapy
  • Enzyme replacement
  • Hematopoiesis
  • Bone marrow transplantation

Contact

  • 314-362-5494 (office)
  • 314-362-5496 (lab)
  • 314-362-9333 (fax)
  • 638 Southwest Tower (office)
  • 634 Southwest Tower (lab)
  • Division of Oncology
    Section of Stem Cell Biology
    Washington University Medical School
    660 South Euclid Avenue - Box 8007
    St. Louis, MO 63110

Biosketch

Education
1980 BS, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY
1990 PhD, State University of New York at Stony Brook
Post-graduate Training
1990-1993 Postdoctoral Fellow, The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME
1993-1994 Postdoctoral Fellow, The University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Academic Positions
1994-2001 Assistant Professor, Departments of Internal Medicine and Genetics, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
2001-2007 Associate Professor, Departments of Internal Medicine and Genetics, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
2007-present Professor, Departments of Internal Medicine and Genetics, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
University Appointments & Committees
1994-present Stem Cell Biology Recruitment Committee
2004-2007 Scientific Director, Lysosomal Storage Disease Center
2004-2009 Admissions Committee, Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences
2005-2014 Institutional Biosafety Committee
2006-2011 Co-Director, Viral Gene Vector Laboratory, Department of Neurology
2009-present Increased Radiation Controls Subcommittee
  Stem Cell Strategic Subcommittee
Editorial Boards
2012-present Editorial Board, Journal of Clinical Medicine
2014 Guest Editor, Pediatric Endocrinology Reviews, Vol. 12, Supplement 1, Part Two: Some Diseases With Current Therapies or/in Clinical Trials
Professional Activities & Organizations
  American Society of Hematology
  American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy
  American Society for Microbiology
  American Association for the Advancement of Science
  Society for Neuroscience
  Hunter's Hope Foundation
   Scientific Advisory Board, 1999-2001
  Mucopolysaccharidosis Society
   Scientific Advisory Board, 2001-present
   Chairman, 2006-2009
  Batten Disease Support and Research Association
   Scientific Advisory Board, 2002-present
  ASGCT
   Genetic Diseases Committee, 2007-2010 (Chairman, 2008-2009)
  Global Organization for Lysosomal Storage Diseases
   Council Member, 2008-2009