David F. Stroncek
David F. Stroncek is the Chief of the Cell Processing Section of the Department of Transfusion Medicine (DTM), Clinical Center National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md, USA. He has a B.S. degree in chemical engineering from the University of Minnesota, Minn, USA, and a medical degree from the University of Minnesota, Minn, USA. He completed an internal medicine internship and residency and a hematology and oncology fellowship at the University of Minnesota. After completing his fellowship training, he joined the American Red Cross, St. Paul Regional Blood Services, and the National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP). From 1987 to 1991, he was the Medical Director of the NMDP. In 1991, he became the Medical Director of the University of Minnesota Hospital and Clinics Blood Bank. In 1996, he joined the Department of Transfusion Medicine in the Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md, USA. He spent 10 years as a Chief of the Laboratory Services Section of the Department of Transfusion Medicine. In 2007, he became the Chief of the Cell Processing Section of the Department of Transfusion Medicine. Moreover, he is well known for his work on neutrophil antibodies and antigens on the mobilization of peripheral blood stem cells with granulocyte colony-stimulating factor. Recently, his laboratory has been investigating the use of novel assays to better understand and improve cellular and gene therapies and developing new cellular therapies.
Biography Updated on 1 December 2010