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Tara Lin, M.D.

Rank: Associate Professor of Medicine

Clinical Interests

Acute Leukemia

Research Interests

Novel therapies in relapsed acute leukemia | Cancer stem cell targeted therapies

Education and Training

Medical school: Medical College of Virginia/Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Va.
Residency: University of Maryland, Baltimore, Md.
Fellowship: Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md. (Medical Oncology)
Fellowship: Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md., Sandefur Fellow in Stem Cell Research Laboratory of Dr. Richard Jones
Fellowship: UCLA, Los Angeles, Calif., Laboratory of Dr. Kathleen Sakamoto David Geffen School of Medicine
Degree: MS, Clinical Research, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, La.


  • Echols Scholar
  • School of Medicine Merit Scholarships
  • American Cancer Society Fellowship
  • Susan J. Mellette Oncology Scholarship
  • Sandefur Fellow in Cancer Stem Cell Research, Johns Hopkins University
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology Foundation Young Investigator Award
  • American Association for Cancer Research-Women in Cancer Research Brigid G. Leventhal Scholar Award
  • LSU Health Sciences Center Executive Research Council Translational Research Initiative Award 
  • Louisiana Cancer Research Consortium Recognition for Scientific Achievement, LCRC Annual Scientific Retreat
  • Louisiana Board of Regents Clinical and Translational Research, Education and Commercialization Project Clinical Research Training Award 
  • American Association of Medical Colleges Early Career Women Faculty Professional Development Program 
  • Louisiana Cancer Research Consortium 1st Place Award
  • Clinical/Translational Research, LCRC Annual Scientific Retreat
  • Ladies Leukemia League of the Gulf South Grant Recipient
  • University of Kansas Department of Internal Medicine Office of Scholarly, Academic and Research Mentoring Incubator Faculty


  • American Society of Hematology
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • American Association for Cancer Research
  • American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation
Last modified: Aug 12, 2020


Tara Lin, M.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine

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