Dr. Charles J Link MD Hematologist

Dr. Charles Link is a hematologist in Des Moines, Iowa and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Mercy Medical Center-Des Moines and UnityPoint Health - Iowa Lutheran Hospital. He received his medical degree from Stanford University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 29 years. He is one of 8 doctors at Mercy Medical Center-Des Moines and one of 8 at UnityPoint Health - Iowa Lutheran Hospital who specialize in Hematology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Hematologist: General Hematology

Education & Medical Training

University of California at San Francisco
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1985–1988

National Institutes of Health Clinical Center
Fellowship, Medical Oncology, 1988–1989

Stanford University School of Medicine
Class of 1985

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Medical Oncology

IA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

U6 promoter enhanced GlnUAG suppressor tRNA has higher suppression efficacy and can be stably expressed in 293 cells.
Koukuntla, R.,Ramsey, W. J.,Young, W. B.,Link, C. J.

Cellular immunotherapy study of prostate cancer patients and resulting IgG responses to peptide epitopes predicted from prostate tumor-associated autoantigens.
Hemstreet, G. P.,Rossi, G. R.,Pisarev, V. M.,Enke, C. A.,Helfner, L.,Hauke, R. J.,Tennant, L.,Ramsey, W. J.,Vahanian, N. N.,Link, C. J.

IDO inhibits a tryptophan sufficiency signal that stimulates mTOR: A novel IDO effector pathway targeted by D-1-methyl-tryptophan.
Metz, R.,Rust, S.,Duhadaway, J. B.,Mautino, M. R.,Munn, D. H.,Vahanian, N. N.,Link, C. J.,Prendergast, G. C.

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