The University of Texas System
|Titles & Positions|
|Grant ID: R1204|
Recruitment of Established Investigators
Harvard Medical School
November 02, 2011
Dr. Lynda Chin received her M.D. from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1993, and is a board-certified dermatologist. She conducted her clinical and scientific training at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine where she served as Chief Resident of Dermatology. For the past 14 years, she has been a member of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School communities where she was Professor of Dermatology at the Harvard Medical School, member of the Department of Medical Oncology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and a Senior Associate Member of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. Dr. Chin also served as the Scientific Director of the Belfer Institute for Applied Cancer Science at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and co-led the Dana-Farber / Harvard Cancer Center’s Melanoma Program and the Harvard Skin SPORE.
In 2011, Dr. Chin joined The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center where she is the Chair of the first-ever Department of Genomic Medicine, and is Scientific Director of the Institute for Applied Cancer Science. At the Broad Institute, Dr. Chin is principal investigator of the TCGA Genome Data Analysis Center.