Danielle Alfano  alfanod@wustl.edu

Newborn Medicine

phone: (314) 454-6148


  • BA, Summa cum laude, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities2007
  • MD, Washington University School of Medicine2011


  • Pediatric Residency, Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals2011 - 2014
  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center2014 - 2017

Licensure and Board Certification

  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) 2011
  • Individual DEA 2013
  • Wisconsin Medical Board 2013
  • Pennsylvania Medical Board 2014
  • American Board of Pediatrics 2014


  • American Brain Tumor Association Lucien Rubenstein Memorial Award2008
  • The Crimson Feather Award: The Finest Fledgling - awarded to best intern in residency class2012

Recent Publications view all (3)

Publication Co-Authors

  1. MALT1 Protease Activation Triggers Acute Disruption of Endothelial Barrier Integrity via CYLD Cleavage. Cell Rep. 2016;17(1):221-32. PMCID:PMC5087334  PMID:27681433 
  2. Heterogeneous pulmonary phenotypes associated with mutations in the thyroid transcription factor gene NKX2-1. Chest. 2013;144(3):794-804. PMCID:PMC3760742  PMID:23430038 
  3. Novel NLRC4 mutation causes a syndrome of perinatal autoinflammation with hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, hepatosplenomegaly, fetal thrombotic vasculopathy and congential anemia and ascites Pediatr Dev Pathol. 
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