Professor David Linch

  • Qualifications
    MB, BChir, FRCP, FRCPath, Fmed Sci
  • NHS Base
    University College London Hospitals NHS Trust, 235 Euston Road, London NW1 2BU
  • Speciality
    Haematology
  • Year qualified
    1976
  • Consulting address
    Harley Street at University College Hospital, 5th Floor, Macmillan Cancer Centre, Huntley Street, London WC1E 6AG
  • Research interests
    Determining defective genes that give rise to acute leukaemia so as to better define prognosis and to develop novel therapeutic approaches. Ascertainment of the features of lymphoma that determine response to therapy. Development and evaluation of transplantation and gene therapy strategies for leukaemia and lymphoma.
  • Languages
    English
  • Biography

    Prof David Linch is head of the department of haematology and chairman of the Cancer Research UK Cancer Centre at UCL. He is a founding member of the Academy of Medical Sciences. Prof Linch has been chairman of the National Cancer Research Institute lymphoma clinical studies group and is president of the Lymphoma Association.