Doris Da May Lin, M.D., Ph.D.

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  • Professor of Radiology and Radiological Science

Languages: English, Chinese


Diagnostic Radiology

Research Interests

Development of neuroimaging tools targeting cellular and molecular processes that are amenable to non-invasive in vivo imaging; Incorporating molecular biology into radiology more

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Dr. Doris Da May Lin is an Associate Professor in the Johns Hopkins Medicine Department of Radiology and Radiological Science. She specializes in neuroradiology.

Dr. Lin received her B.A. in chemistry from the University of Pennsylvania, and then pursued a joint M.D./Ph.D. degree at the Yale University School of Medicine, with graduate training in the neurosciences. She completed a medical internship at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital and a diagnostic radiology residency at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell. After a two-year neuroradiology fellowship, she joined the faculty at Johns Hopkins. more


  • Professor of Radiology and Radiological Science

Departments / Divisions



  • MD; Yale School of Medicine (1995)


  • Diagnostic Radiology; The Presbyterian Hospital in the City of New York (2000)


  • Neuroradiology; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2002)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Radiology (Diagnostic Radiology) (2000)
  • American Board of Radiology (Neuroradiology) (2002)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Dr. Lin’s research incorporates her background in molecular biology into radiology. She is currently working toward the development of neuroimaging tools targeting cellular and molecular processes that are amenable to non-invasive in vivo imaging.

Selected Publications

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Fu RZ, Lin DD. “Surgical and biomechanical perspectives on osteoarthritis and the ACL deficient knee: A critical review of the literature.” Open Orthop J. 2013 Aug 19; 7:292-300. doi: 10.2174/1874325001307010292.

Lin DD, Barker PB, Lederman HM, Crawford TO. “Cerebral abnormalities in adults with ataxia-telangiectasia.” AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2013 Jul 25. [Epub ahead of print].

Duan BW, Lu SC, Wang ML, Liu JN, Chi P, Lai W, Wu JS, Guo QL, Lin DD, Liu Y, Zeng DB, Li CY, Meng QH, Ding HG, Chen XY, Liao HY, Ma LQ, Chen Y, Zhang J, Xiang HP, Duan ZP, Li N. “Liver transplantation in acute-on-chronic liver failure patients with high model for end-stage liver disease (MELD) scores: a single center experience of 100 consecutive cases.” J Surg Res. 2013 Aug; 183(2):936-43. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2013.03.008. Epub 2013 Mar 26.

Naidu S, Lin DD. “Advances in the diagnosis of leukoencephalopathies.” Expert Opin Med Diagn. 2012 Jul;6(4):259-73. doi: 10.1517/17530059.2012.665869. Epub 2012 Jun 5.

Wan C, Liu Y, Tu XM, Zhang YY, Xu JM, Lin DD, Luo JP, Chen F, Wu HW. “A cellular automaton model of Schistosoma japonicum infection.” Acta Trop. 2013 Jun; 126(3):256-64. doi: 10.1016/j.actatropica.2013.02.012. Epub 2013 Feb 24.

Li CY, Lu SC, Lai W, Liu Y, Zeng TB, Guo QL, Lin DD, Wu JS, Wang ML, Li N. “[The therapeutic mechanisms of sirolimus treatment for ischemic-type biliary lesions after liver transplantation].” Zhonghua Wai Ke Za Zhi. 2013 Aug; 51(8):691-5. Chinese.

Jia TW, Sun LP, Hong QB, Tao B, Cai JX, Li YS, Lin DD, Yu XL, Zhou XN. “[Field evaluation of a novel plant molluscicide ‘Luo-Wei’ against Oncomelania hupensis I molluscicidal effect by the spraying method in lake and marshland regions].” Zhongguo Xue Xi Chong Bing Fang Zhi Za Zhi. 2013 Apr; 25(2):125-8. Chinese.

Xu J, Xu JF, Zhu R, Lin DD, Wang TP, Li SZ, Guo JG, Zhou XN. “[Study on assessing system for endemicity of schistosomiasis].” Zhongguo Xue Xi Chong Bing Fang Zhi Za Zhi. 2013 Feb; 25(1):5-10. Chinese.

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