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Internal Medicine / Oncology

Timothy J. Ley, MD

Current Position
Lewis T. and Rosalind B. Apple Chair in Oncology
Professor of Medicine and Genetics
Division of Oncology
Director, Section of Stem Cell Biology
Associate Director, Cancer Genomics, The Genome Institute


Specialty Areas
Hematology
Oncology
Bone Marrow Transplant
Hematologic Malignancies
Leukemia

Patients Seen At
Center for Advanced Medicine
4921 Parkview Place, B, 7
St. Louis, MO  63110
314-362-9337
Fax:   314-362-9333
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Mailing Address
Washington University School of Medicine
660 S. Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8007
St. Louis, MO  63110

Academic Office
Washington University School of Medicine
Division of Oncology
Southwest Tower, 6th floor
St. Louis, MO  63110
(314) 362-9337
Fax:   (314) 362-9333

Areas of Clinical Interest
Hemoglobinopathies, acute and chronic myeloid leukemias, cancer genomis, cytotoxic lymphocytes

Board Certification
Hematology -- Certified
Internal Medicine -- Certified

This physician is not able to accept new patients at this time.

Medical Education
B.A.: Drake University, Des Moines, IA, 1974
Medical School: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, 1978
Residency: Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MO, 1980
Fellowship: Hematology-Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, 1984
Hospital Affiliations
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Honors and Awards
Listed in Best Doctors in America, 2007-2012 (Best Doctors, Inc.)
Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences, 2003
American Association of Physicians, 1995
American Society for Clinical Investigation, 1990

Editorial Responsiblities

Referee
Blood
Cell
Genes & Development
Immunity
Journal of Biological Chemistry
Journal of Clinical Investigation
Molecular & Cellular Biology
Nature
Nature Immunology
Nature Medicine
New England Journal of Medicine
Nucleic Acids Research
Proceedings of the National Academy of Science USA
Science

Selected or Recent Journal Articles
Griffith M, Griffith OL, Coffman AC, Weible JV, McMichael JF, Spies NC, Koval J, Das I, Callaway MB, Eldred JM, Miller CA, Subramanian J, Govindan R, Kumar RD, Bose R, Ding L, Walker JR, Larson DE, Dooling DJ, Smith SM, Ley TJ, Mardis ER, Wilson RK. DGIdb: mining the druggable genome. Nat Methods. 2013 Dec;10(12):1209-10.

Kandoth C, McLellan MD, Vandin F, Ye K, Niu B, Lu C, Xie M, Zhang Q, McMichael JF, Wyczalkowski MA, Leiserson MD, Miller CA, Welch JS, Walter MJ, Wendl MC, Ley TJ, Wilson RK, Raphael BJ, Ding L. Mutational landscape and significance across 12 major cancer types. Nature. 2013 Oct 17;502(7471):333-9.

Grieselhuber NR, Klco JM, Verdoni AM, Lamprecht T, Sarkaria SM, Wartman LD, Ley TJ. Notch signaling in acute promyelocytic leukemia. Leukemia. 2013 Jul;27(7):1548-57.

Walter MJ, Shen D, Shao J, Ding L, White BS, Kandoth C, Miller CA, Niu B, McLellan MD, Dees ND, Fulton R, Elliot K, Heath S, Grillot M, Westervelt P, Link DC, DiPersio JF, Mardis E, Ley TJ, Wilson RK, Graubert TA. Clonal diversity of recurrently mutated genes in myelodysplastic syndromes. Leukemia. 2013 Jun;27(6):1275-82.

Wartman LD, Welch JS, Uy GL, Klco JM, Lamprecht T, Varghese N, Nagarajan R, Ley TJ. Expression and Function of PML-RARA in the Hematopoietic Progenitor Cells of Ctsg-PML-RARA Mice. PLoS One. 2012.

Welch JS, Ley TJ, Link DC, Miller CA, Larson DE, Koboldt DC, Wartman LD, Lamprecht TL, Liu F, Xia J, Kandoth C, Fulton RS, McLellan MD, Dooling DJ, Wallis JW, Chen K, Harris CC, Schmidt HK, Kalicki-Veizer JM, Lu C, Zhang Q, Lin L, O'Laughlin MD, McMichael JF, Delehaunty KD, Fulton LA, Magrini VJ, McGrath SD, Demeter RT, Vickery TL, Hundal J, Cook LL, Swift GW, Reed JP, Alldredge PA, Wylie TN, Walker JR, Watson MA, Heath SE, Shannon WD, Varghese N, Nagarajan R, Payton JE, Baty JD, Kulkarni S, Klco JM, Tomasson MH, Westervelt P, Walter MJ, Graubert TA, DiPersio JF, Ding L, Mardis ER, Wilson RK. The origin and evolution of mutations in acute myeloid leukemia. Cell. 2012 Jul 20.

Ellis MJ, Ding L, Shen D, Luo J, Suman VJ, Wallis JW, Van Tine BA, Hoog J, Goiffon RJ, Goldstein TC, Ng S, Lin L, Crowder R, Snider J, Ballman K, Weber J, Chen K, Koboldt DC, Kandoth C, Schierding WS, McMichael JF, Miller CA, Lu C, Harris CC, McLellan MD, Wendl MC, DeSchryver K, Allred DC, Esserman L, Unzeitig G, Margenthaler J, Babiera GV, Marcom PK, Guenther JM, Leitch M, Hunt K, Olson J, Tao Y, Maher CA, Fulton LL, Fulton RS, Harrison M, Oberkfell B, Du F, Demeter R, Vickery TL, Elhammali A, Piwnica-Worms H, McDonald S, Watson M, Dooling DJ, Ota D, Chang LW, Bose R, Ley TJ, Piwnica-Worms D, Stuart JM, Wilson RK, Mardis ER. Whole-genome analysis informs breast cancer response to aromatase inhibition. Nature. 2012 Jun 10.

Downing JR, Wilson RK, Zhang J, Mardis ER, Pui CH, Ding L, Ley TJ, Evans WE. The Pediatric Cancer Genome Project. Nat Genet. 2012 May 29.

Young MA, Larson DE, Sun CW, George DR, Ding L, Miller CA, Lin L, Pawlik KM, Chen K, Fan X, Schmidt H, Kalicki-Veizer J, Cook LL, Swift GW, Demeter RT, Wendl MC, Sands MS, Mardis ER, Wilson RK, Townes TM, Ley TJ. Background mutations in parental cells account for most of the genetic heterogeneity of induced pluripotent stem cells. Cell Stem Cell. 2012 May 4.

Walter MJ, Shen D, Ding L, Shao J, Koboldt DC, Chen K, Larson DE, McLellan MD, Dooling D, Abbott R, Fulton R, Magrini V, Schmidt H, Kalicki-Veizer J, O'Laughlin M, Fan X, Grillot M, Witowski S, Heath S, Frater JL, Eades W, Tomasson M, Westervelt P, DiPersio JF, Link DC, Mardis ER, Ley TJ, Wilson RK, Graubert TA. Clonal architecture of secondary acute myeloid leukemia. N Engl J Med. 2012 Mar 22.

Larson DE, Harris CC, Chen K, Koboldt DC, Abbott TE, Dooling DJ, Ley TJ, Mardis ER, Wilson RK, Ding L. SomaticSniper: identification of somatic point mutations in whole genome sequencing data. Bioinformatics. 2012 Feb 1.

Ding L, Ley TJ, Larson DE, Miller CA, Koboldt DC, Welch JS, Ritchey JK, Young MA, Lamprecht T, McLellan MD, McMichael JF, Wallis JW, Lu C, Shen D, Harris CC, Dooling DJ, Fulton RS, Fulton LL, Chen K, Schmidt H, Kalicki-Veizer J, Magrini VJ, Cook L, McGrath SD, Vickery TL, Wendl MC, Heath S, Watson MA, Link DC, Tomasson MH, Shannon WD, Payton JE, Kulkarni S, Westervelt P, Walter MJ, Graubert TA, Mardis ER, Wilson RK, DiPersio JF. Clonal evolution in relapsed acute myeloid leukaemia revealed by whole-genome sequencing. Nature. 2012 Jan 11.

Graubert TA, Shen D, Ding L, Okeyo-Owuor T, Lunn CL, Shao J, Krysiak K, Harris CC, Koboldt DC, Larson DE, McLellan MD, Dooling DJ, Abbott RM, Fulton RS, Schmidt H, Kalicki-Veizer J, O'Laughlin M, Grillot M, Baty J, Heath S, Frater JL, Nasim T, Link DC, Tomasson MH, Westervelt P, DiPersio JF, Mardis ER, Ley TJ, Wilson RK, Walter MJ. Recurrent mutations in the U2AF1 splicing factor in myelodysplastic syndromes. Nat Genet. 2011 Dec 11.

Walter MJ, Ding L, Shen D, Shao J, Grillot M, McLellan M, Fulton R, Schmidt H, Kalicki-Veizer J, O'Laughlin M, Kandoth C, Baty J, Westervelt P, DiPersio JF, Mardis ER, Wilson RK, Ley TJ, Graubert TA. Recurrent DNMT3A mutations in patients with myelodysplastic syndromes. Leukemia. 2011 Jul.

Welch JS, Westervelt P, Ding L, Larson DE, Klco JM, Kulkarni S, Wallis J, Chen K, Payton JE, Fulton RS, Veizer J, Schmidt H, Vickery TL, Heath S, Watson MA, Tomasson MH, Link DC, Graubert TA, DiPersio JF, Mardis ER, Ley TJ, Wilson RK. Use of whole-genome sequencing to diagnose a cryptic fusion oncogene. JAMA. 2011 Apr 20.

For more articles and abstracts, take this off-site link to the National Library of Medicine Pub Med page for Dr. Timothy Ley

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