Prof David Linch
UCL Research Department of Haematology
3rd Floor, Charles Bell House
67 Riding House Street
David Linch is Professor of Haematology and Head of the Department of Haematology at University College London (UCL). He qualified in Medicine from Cambridge University and the Middlesex Hospital Medical School in 1975, and then undertook SHO and Registrar positions in General Medicine before entering Haematology. His laboratory research has been in the field of myelopoiesis and myeloid leukaemias and the clinical research has been focussed on the development of high dose therapy strategies in leukaemia and lymphomas. He was the Goulstonian Lecturer of the Royal College of Physicians in 1988 and the recipient of the British Society of Haematology Gold Medal in 2006. Professor Linch has been the Chairman of the NCRI Lymphoma Clinical Studies Group and is the President of the Lymphoma Association, a national patient advisory and support organisation. He is the Chairman of the Medical Research Council Leukaemia Trials Steering Committee. Professor Linch has served on numerous advisory bodies including the Scientific Committee and the Clinical Trials Committee of the Leukaemia Research Fund, the Medical Advisory Panel, the Cell and Molecular Panel and International Panel of the Wellcome Trust. He is currently the President of the British Society of Haematology.