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Discovering the causes of cancer and the means of prevention

Lynn R. Goldin, Ph.D.

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Lynn R. Goldin, Ph.D.

Lynn R. Goldin, Ph.D.

Organization:National Cancer Institute
Division of Cancer Epidemiology & Genetics, Integrative Tumor Epidemiology Branch
E-mail:goldinl@mail.nih.gov

Biography

Dr. Goldin received a Ph.D. in genetics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She joined the DCEG in 1998 as a senior investigator in the Genetic Epidemiology Branch after conducting genetics research at the NIH National Institute of Mental Health. Dr. Goldin retired from federal service in 2017. Her major research interests are in developing and evaluating methods and study designs for detecting susceptibility genes for complex diseases, quantifying familial aggregation of disease, and applying these methods to familial cancer studies. Her specific focus is on solving the underlying genetics of hematologic malignancies.