Dongxin Lin 



Chinese Society of Engineering


Cancer Etiology Branch of Chinese Anti-Cancer Association

Professor Dongxin Lin, an expert of Cancer Genetics and Molecular Epidemiology, was born in Oct. 1955 in Fuzhou, Fujian Province. He graduated from the Department of Health of Shanghai First Medical College in 1980, then from the Graduate School of Beijing Medical University with a Master degree of Medicine. From 1988 to 1994, he conducted fundamental researches of cancer successively in INCa, WHO IARC and US National Center for Toxicology Research. In 1995, he was recruited to Cancer Institute of CAMS Cancer Hospital, successively serving as associate researcher and researcher; he’s now Director of Cancer Etiology and Cancerization Lab and Director of Beijing Key Lab for Molecular Mechanism of Formation and Prevention of Cancer. He also serves part time as a member of the Academic Committee of CAMS, a member of the Academic Committee of Peking University Health Science Center, a member of the Academic Committee of Sun Yat-sen University and Deputy Director of the Academic Committee of National Key Laboratory of Molecular Oncology, Director of Chinese Anti-cancer Association and Honorary Chairman of the Professional Board of Tumor Etiology, and editorial board member of several domestic and overseas journals like Int J Cancer and Ch J Med.

Academician Dongxin Lin is devoted to researches of the molecular mechanism of the formation and development of malignant tumor and its genetic predisposition, with major academic contribution in revealing and clarifying the susceptibility gene, gene-environment interaction and the impact of genetic variation on the effect of radiotherapy and chemotherapy and prognosis. By 2016, he has had more than 250 papers published on journals likeNat Genet, Gastroenterology, J Natl Cancer Inst, J Exp MedandCancer Res,including 13 on the top journalNat Genet.His papers have been cited for more than 11,900 times and feature an H-index of 63. His findings won two second places in National Natural Science Award, one first place in National Science and Technology Progress Award, one second place in National Science and Technology Progress Award and one first place in Natural Science Award of the Ministry of Education. He’s a winner of National Outstanding Youth Science Foundation, an expert entitled to Special Allowance of the State Council, Middle-aged and Young Expert of Significant Contributions of the Ministry of Health, Beijing Advanced Worker, Excellent Individual for 973 Fundamental Research of the State Ministry of Science and Technology and National Outstanding Scientific and Technology Worker; he’s also included in State-level Top Talents Program.