Dr. Ling is an Assistant Professor of Pathology at The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. His research combines bioinformatics and genetic engineering to develop therapeutic strategies for age-related neurodegenerative diseases and monogenic disorders. He employs large-scale computational analyses of next-generation sequencing data to identify novel disease mechanisms, with the goal of translating these discoveries to the clinic.
Dr. Ling received his undergraduate degree from Johns Hopkins University. He earned his Ph.D. from The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and completed his postdoctoral fellowship at the JHU Kavli Neuroscience Discovery Institute. Dr. Ling joined the Johns Hopkins faculty in 2020.