Yiing Lin, MD, PhD

Yiing Lin, MD, PhD


Primary Academic Title

Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, Section of Transplant Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine

Clinical Expertise

Liver transplantation for cancer

Research Interest

Molecular detection of hepatocellular carcinoma in peripheral blood. Genetics of hereditary colorectal cancer syndromes.


  • 2005: MD/PhD, genetics, Washington University, St. Louis


  • 2005 - 2006: Intern, surgery, Washington University, St. Louis
  • 2006 - 2010: Resident, srugery, Washington University
  • 2010 - 2012: Fellow, abdominal transplant surgery, Washington University

Board Certification

  • 2011: American Board of Surgery, Surgery

Selected Research Publications

Advances and prospects for the Human BioMolecular Atlas Program (HuBMAP).
  • Jain S, Pei L, Spraggins JM, [...] Lin Y, [...] Snyder MP
  • Nat Cell Biol 2023
Organization of the human intestine at single-cell resolution.
  • Hickey JW, Becker WR, Nevins SA, [...] Lin Y, [...] Snyder M
  • Nature 2023
Anatomical structures, cell types and biomarkers of the Human Reference Atlas.
  • Börner K, Teichmann SA, Quardokus EM, [...] Lin Y, [...] Weber G
  • Nat Cell Biol 2021

Contact Information

  • Washington University Medical Campus

    4921 Parkview Place
    Saint Louis, MO 63110

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