|Danny Welch, Ph.D.|
Danny Welch, Ph.D.
Danny Welch, Ph.D., holds the Leonard H. Robinson Professorship of Pathology and is a Senior Scientist in the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center, where he also serves as Associate Director for Graduate Student Programs.
Dr. Welch is a nationally known expert in the biology and genetics of cancer metastasis. His work focuses on the mechanisms behind the process of metastasis by determining which cancer cells will metastasize and how to control that process.
As Associate Director for Graduate Student Programs, Dr. Welch serves as director of the Graduate Biomedical Science Graduate Curriculum of the Cancer Biology Graduate Program. He is also director and principal investigator of the Howard Hughes Med-into-Grad Graduate Program.
Prior to joining the UAB faculty in 2002, Dr. Welch was an associate professor of pathology at the Jake Glitten Cancer Research Institute at the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine. He received his B.S. from the University of California-Irvine and his Ph.D. from the University of Texas – Houston.