David Leitenberg, MD Laboratory Medicine Specialist, Pathologist



David Leitenberg, MD, PhD, is the director of the Immunology Laboratory in the Division of Laboratory Medicine.

Education & Training

Education & Training

  • MD, 1990
    University of Iowa College of Medicine
  • BA, 1983
    University of Vermont
Patient Stories

Patient Stories: David Leitenberg, MD

Patient story

Andrew's Story

"Our best advice is to take each episode as it comes, and you will get through them all! It may sound like a cliché, but you do learn to live one day at a time and to relish every small milestone in your child's life."

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

Isolated del 14q21 in a case of preursor Bcell acute lymphoblastic leukemia

(2005) Cancer Genetics and Cytogenetics

CD4dependent regulation of activationinduced cell death promotes selection of Th2 effector cells

(2005) Journal of Immunology

CD45associated protein regulates the response to lowpotency T cell stimulation and promotes CD45 association with CD3TCR and lck

(2007) Immunology

Changes in the role of the CD45 Protein Tyrosine Phosphatase in Regulating of Lck Tyrosine Phosphorylation During Thymic Development

(2007) Journal of Immunology

Selective regulation of TCR signaling pathways in primary thymocytes by the CD45 tyrosine phosphatase

(2008) Journal of Immunology

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