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Lynn R. Goldin, Ph.D.

Deputy Branch Chief and Senior Investigator

Lynn R. Goldin, Ph.D.

Lynn R. Goldin, Ph.D.

Organization:National Cancer Institute
Division of Cancer Epidemiology & Genetics, Genetic Epidemiology Branch
Address:NCI Shady Grove
Room 6E432


Dr. Goldin received a Ph.D. in genetics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1978. She was a researcher in the Clinical Neurogenetics Branch of the National Institute of Mental Health and joined the NCI Genetic Epidemiology Branch in 1998. Dr. Goldin's major research interests are in developing and evaluating statistical methods and study designs for detecting susceptibility genes for complex diseases, quantifying familial aggregation of disease, and applying these methods to familial cancer studies.

Research Interests

  • Gene detection in families at high risk for lymphoproliferative tumors
  • Statistical methods for genetic analyses
  • Familial aggregation of hematologic malignancies and precursor conditions using Nordic registries

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