John DiPersio, MD, PhD

John DiPersio, MD, PhD

Bone Marrow Transplant Specialist, Medical Oncologist

Primary Academic Title

Virginia E. and Sam J. Golman Endowed Professor in Medicine; Chief, Division of Oncology; Director, Center for Gene and Cellular Immunotherapy; Professor of Medicine, Pathology & Immunology, Washington University School of Medicine

Clinical Expertise

Bone marrow transplantation and leukemia

Research Interest

Molecular biology of cytokine receptor signaling; use and manipulation of mobilized peripheral blood stem cells for autologous and allogeneic transplantation; genetic manipulation of T cells using suicide genes; and targeted gene expression in early hematopoietic stem cells.


  • 1980: MD/PhD, microbiology, University of Rochester, Rochester, N.Y.


  • 1980 - 1984: Intern and resident, internal medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
  • 1984 - 1987: Fellow, hematology/oncology, University of California, Los Angeles

Board Certification

  • 1984: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
  • 1987: American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology
  • 1988: American Board of Internal Medicine, Hematology

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Contact Information

  • Washington University Medical Campus

    4921 Parkview Place
    Saint Louis, MO 63110

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