Grace Linder, MD

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Grace E. Linder, MD is assistant medical director of the Blood Bank and Transfusion Service and an attending physician on the Apheresis Service at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Blood banking, Transfusion medicine, Apheresis
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN


Clinical Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA (Chief Resident)


Transfusion Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge MA

Board Certification

Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine – American Board of Pathology
Clinical Pathology – American Board of Pathology

Titles and Academic Titles

Assistant Medical Director, Blood Bank and Transfusion Services

Attending Physician on the Apheresis Service

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Departments and Services




Newton, A.W., Caruso, P.A., Ebb, D.H., Linder, G.E.: Case 5-2020: a 32-day-old male infant with a fall  New England Journal of Medicine 382: 656-64, Feb 2020.


Bahr, N.C., Halupnick, R., Linder, G.E., Kiggundu, R., Nabeta, H.W., Williams, D.A., Musubire, A.K., Morawski, B.M., Sreevatsan, S., Meya, D.B., Rhein, J., Boulware, D.R.: Delta-like 1 protein, vitamin D binding protein and fetuin for detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis meningitis. Biomarkers in Medicine 12: 707-16, Jul 2018.

Goldstein, J.N., Dudzinski, D.M., Erickson, T.B., Linder, G.E.: Case 12: a 30-year-old woman with cardiac arrest  New England Journal of Medicine 378: 1538-49, Apr 2018.


Decalf, J., Tarbell, K.V., Casrouge, A., Price, J.D., Linder, G.E., Mottez, E., Sultanik, P., Mallet, V., Pol, S., Duffy, D., Albert, M.L.: Inhibition of DPP4 activity in humans establishes its in vivo role in CXCL10 post-translational modification:prospective placebo-controlled clinical studies  EMBO Molecular Medicine 8: 679-83, Jun 2016.


Scriven, J.E., Rhein, J., Hullsiek, K.H., von Hohenberg, M., Linder, G.E., Rolfes, M.A., Williams, D.A., Taseera, K., Meya, D.B., Meintjes, G., Boulware, D.R., COAT Team: Early ART after cryptococcal meningitis is associated with cerebrospinal fluid pleocytosis and macrophage activation in a multisite randomized trial. The Journal of Infectious Disease 212: 769-78, Sep 2015.


Linder, G.E., Chuntova, P.D., McLelland, B.T., Ano, L. Obodo, U.C., Crider, N.J., Matthes, D.J., Garcia-Ojeda, M.E., Manilay, J.O., Chatterjea, D. : Semaphorin 4A is dynamically regulated during thymocyte development in mice   Cellular Immunology 281: 150-8, Feb 2013.

Price, J.D., Linder, G.E., Li, W.P., Zimmermann, B., Rother, K.I., Malek, R., Alattar, M., Tarbell, K.V.: Effects of short-term sitagliptin treatment on immune parameters in healthy individuals, a randomized placebo-controlled study  Clinical and Experimental Immunology 174: 120-28, Oct 2013.