David Leitenberg, MD Laboratory Medicine Specialist, Pathologist


  • Main Hospital Washington, District of Columbia 20010 1-888-884-BEAR (2327)

Languages Spoken

  • English


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pathology

National Provider ID: 1710047394



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

Education & Training

Education & Training

  • Fellowship Program, Lab. Medicine & Immunobiology, 1995
    Yale University
  • Residency Program, Laboratory Medicine, 1993
    Yale-New Haven Hospital
  • MD, 1990
    University of Iowa College of Medicine
  • BA, 1983
    University of Vermont
Patient Stories

Patient Stories: David Leitenberg

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

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

(2007) Immunology

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

(2005) Journal of Immunology

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

(2007) Journal of Immunology

Inhibition of TLR Activation and UpRegulation of IL1RAssociated KinaseM Expression by Exogenous Gangliosides

(2008) Journal of Immunology

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

(2005) Cancer Genetics and Cytogenetics

Novel approach to inhibit asthmamediated lung inflammation using antiCD147 intervention

(2006) Journal of Immunology

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

(2008) Journal of Immunology

The modulation of CD4 T helper cell differentiation by ganglioside GD1a in vitro

(2005) Journal of Immunology

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