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Philana Ling Lin, MD, MSC

Job Title Associate Professor of Infectious Diseases, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
4401 Penn Avenue, Suite Floor 3
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
412-692-7438 Phone
412-692-7016 Fax

Education and Training

Medical School:

1996 Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine (NEOUCOM), Rootstown, OH
 2004 Master's in Clinical Research, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Residency:

2000 University of Chicago Children's Hospital, Chicago, IL
 

Fellowship:

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA

Memberships

  • American Society for Microbiology
  • Society for Pediatric Research
  • American Association of Immunologists
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society
  • Infectious Diseases Society of America

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases  

Awards

  • Neu/Bayer Research Grant, Infectious Disease Society of America
  • NIH Postdoctoral Trainee Award, Molecular Microbial Persistence and Pathogenesis Program, University of Pittsburgh
  • Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Scientific Program Award

Publications

  • Olarte L, Barson WJ, Lin PL, Romero JR, Tan TQ, Givner LB, Bradley JS, Hoffman JA, Hulten KG, Mason EO, Kaplan SL. Impact of the 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine on pneumococcal meningitis in children. Clin Infect Dis. 2015. Accepted for publication.
  • Coleman MT, Maiello P, Tomko J, Frye LJ, Fillmore D, Janssen C, Klein E, Lin PL. Early changes by 18F-PET CT predict outcome after M.tuberculosis infection in cynomolgus macaques. Infect Immun 2014; 82:2400-4.
  • Lin PL*, Ford CB*, Coleman MT, Myers AJ, Gawande R, Loerger T, Sacchettini J, Fortune SM, Flynn JL. Sterilization of granulomas is common in both active and latent tuberculosis despite extensive within-host variability in bacterial killing. Nature Medicine 2014; 1:75-9. *Co-first authors.

    View Dr. Lin's full list of publications from PubMed.

Active Research Projects / Grants

  • TNF and Granuloma Formation in Tuberculosis
  • Role of CD4 Lymphocytes in acute and latent M. tuberculosis infection
  • Epidemiology of invasive pneumocorral disease in children
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April 20, 2015
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