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Lin, Qingtang M.D., Ph.D.

Lin, Qingtang  M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Neurosurgery

Consultant Neurosurgeon

Skull Base and Brain Tumor Center

Clinical Expertise: Glioma,Tumors


Research Interests

Molecular pathogenesis of brain tumor; targeted therapy and immunotherapy for glioma


Dr. Lin was born and raised in southern China. He received his medical degree from the Capital Medical University and finished his graduate neurosurgery residency in Beijing Tiantan Hospital. Dr. Lin continued to pursue his Ph.D. in cancer biology from the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. Upon graduation, Dr. Lin was recruited to the neurosurgery department of Beijing Xuanwu Hospital. 


MD, Capital Medical University (2005)

Ph.D. The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center(2010)


Beijing Tiantan Hospital (2005)


Surgery (Neurosurgery), Beijing Bureau of Health (2010)

Awards & Honors

1. 2008-2010 Rosalie B. Hite Fellowship, from the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

2. 2012, Beijing Top Oversea Talents, Beijing Ad Hoc Expert. From the Bureau of Human Resources, Beijing City Government & Beijing CPC (Communist Party of China) Committee

Professional Memberships

1. hina anti-cancer society, neuro-oncology committee

2. China glioma research alliance

3. Beijing anti-cancer society, neuro-oncology committee

4. Beijing association of clinical oncology, neuro-oncology committee

5. Beijing neurosurgery association, neuro-oncology committee

Research & Publications

1. Lin Q, Balasubramanian K, Fan D, Kim SJ, Guo L, Wang H, Bar-Eli M, Aldape KD, Fidler IJ. Reactive astrocytes protect melanoma cells from chemotherapy by sequestering intracellular calcium through gap junction communication channels. Neoplasia 12: 748-754, 2010. 

2. Lin Q, Ling F, Xu G. Invasive benign meningioma: Clinical characteristics, surgical strategies and outcomes from a single neurosurgical institute. Exp Ther Med 11: 2537-2540, 2016. 

3. Lin Q, Liu Z, Ling F, Xu G. Astrocytes protect glioma cells from chemotherapy and upregulate survival genes via gap junctional communication. Mol Med Rep 13: 1329-1335, 2016. 

4. Lin Q, Piao Y, Ling F, Xu G. Concurrence of Fahr's disease and brain tumor: A case report and review of the literature. Exp Ther Med 10: 1915-1917, 2015.

5. Song S, Cheng Y, Ma J, Wang L, Dong C, Wei Y, Xu G, An Y, Qi Z, Lin Q, Lu J. Simultaneous FET-PET and contrast-enhanced MRI based on hybrid PET/MR improves delineation of tumor spatial biodistribution in gliomas: a biopsy validation study. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2020 Jun;47(6):1458-1467.

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