Faculty
Oncology Division
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Daniel C. Link, MD

Professor
Department of Medicine
Oncology Division
Stem Cell Biology
Department of Pathology & Immunology

Clinical Interests

  • Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
  • Leukemia
  • Neutropenia

Research Interests

  • Stem cells
  • Stem cell niche
  • Leukemogenesis

Contact

  • 314-362-8771 (office)
  • 314-362-8872 (lab)
  • 314-362-9333 (fax)
  • Room 729, Southwest Tower (office)
  • Room 724, Southwest Tower (lab)
  • Division of Oncology
    Section of Stem Cell Biology
    Campus Box 8007
    Washington University Medical School
    660 South Euclid Avenue
    St. Louis, MO 63110

Biosketch

Education
1981 BS, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI
1985 MD, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
Post-graduate Training
1984 Medical Research, NCI summer training award, NIH, Baltimore, MD
1985-1986 Intern in Medicine, Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, MO
1986-1988 Assistant Resident in Medicine, Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, MO
1988-1992 Hematology-Oncology Fellow, Washington University Medical Center, St. Louis, MO
Academic Positions
1993-1996 Instructor, Department of Medicine, Washington University Medical School, St. Louis, MO
1996-2003 Assistant Professor, Departments of Medicine and Pathology & Immunology, Washington University Medical School, St. Louis, MO
2003-2008 Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Washington University Medical School, St. Louis, MO
2008-present Professor, Departments of Medicine and Pathology & Immunology, Washington University Medical School, St. Louis, MO
Appointments & Committees
Senior Leadership Committee, Siteman Cancer Center
Co-program leader, Hematopoietic Development and Malignancy Program, Siteman Cancer Center
Markey Pathway Admissions and Steering Committee, Washington University
MA/MD Program Admissions and Steering Committee, Washington University
DBBS Faculty Membership Committee, Washington University
Chair, Siteman Cancer Center RFA Grant Review Committee, 2013, 2014
McKinley Research Building Planning Committee, 2015
ICTS Pilot Program Committee Advisor, 2016-2018
Chair, Search Committee for Chief of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, Washington University
Chair, Distinguished Faculty Awards Committee, Department of Medicine, Washington University, 2017
Member, Search Committee for Chair of the Department of Pathology & Immunology, Washington University
Member, Basic Science/Translational Research Program Committee, Department of Medicine, Washington University
Board Certification
1989 Internal Medicine
1990 Hematology
Honors & Awards
1981 Kurt H. Vanselow Undergraduate Research Scholarship; University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI
1981 The American Institute of Chemists' Student Award; University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI
1981 Phi Beta Kappa; University of Wisconsin-Milwauikee, Milwuakee, WI
1981-1984 Outstanding Achievement Award by Promotion's Committee; University of Wisconsin-Madison Medical School, Madison, WI
1982 Academic Excellence Award (top 2% of class); University of Wisconsin-Madison Medical School, Madison, WI
1984 Alpha Omega Alpha; University of Wisconsin-Madison Medical School, Madison, WI
1984 NCI Summer Training Award; National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
1993 McDonnell Scholar in Molecular Oncology; Washington University Medical Center, St. Louis, MO
1998 28th Mallinckrodt Scholar, Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation
2000 Election to American Society of Clinical Investigation
2005 Medical Advisory Board of the Severe Congenital Neutropenia International Registry
2009 Election to the Association of American Physicians
2009 Alan and Edith Wolff Endowed Professor
2009 Executive Committee of the Severe Congenital Neutropenia International Registry
2010 Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award, Washington University
2010 Member, American Society of Hematology Scientific Subcommittee on Myeloid Biology
2012 Distinguished Faculty Award for Graduate Student Teaching, Washington University
2015 Washington University School of Medicine Alumni Faculty Achievement Award
2016 Chair, Myeloid Biology Scientific Committee, American Society of Hematology
Editorial Responsibilities
2002-2007 Editorial Board, Experimental Hematology
2002-2007 Editorial Board, Blood
2013-present Editorial Board, Leukemia
2013-present Editorial Board, Blood
Professional Societies
Alpha Omega Alpha
American Society of Hematology
American Society of Clinical Investigation
International Society for Experimental Hematology
Association of American Physicians
Board Memberships
Medical Advisory Board, Severe Congenital Neutropenia International Registry
Executive Committee, Severe Congenital Neutropenia International Registry
External Advisory Committee, NASA Specialized Center on Research in Radiation Carcinogenesis
External Advisory Board, Albert Einstein Cancer Center
External Advisory Board, Ohio State University PO1 "Retrovirus Models of Cancer"
External Avisory Board, Memorial Sloan Kettering SPORE in Renal Cancer
Internal Advisory Board, SPORE in Pancreatic Cancer, Washington University
Internal Advisory Board, Breast Cancer Metastasis PO1, Washington University
External Advisory Board, Northwestern University SPORE in Leukemia
Internal Advisory Board, SPORE in Breast Cancer, Washington University
Internal Advisory Board, Translational Research Center in Thrombotic and Hemostatic Disorders, U54, Washington University
Internal Advisory Board, Washington University PO1 on the Bone Marrow Microenvironment in Breast Cancer
Chair, External Advisory Board, Rochester University PO1 on the MDS Niche