Angela Lin, M.D.
Physician Investigator (Cl)
Genetics Program, Mass General Research Institute
Professor of Pediatrics, Part-time
Harvard Medical School
Dr. Lin is a frequent participant in research about birth defects, especially those which are identified through newborn surveillance. These projects have been conducted at the Brigham-Women's Malformation Surveillance Program, and as a consultant to the Massachusetts Center for Birth Defects Prevention. As part of the National Birth Defecs Prevention Study (1997-2013), Dr. Lin has focused on congenital heart defects (CHDs), especially heterotaxy. She is a frequent collaborator in projects studying risk factors for CHDs, classification of CHDs, and currently, is contributing to the analysis of critical CHDs, and CHD prevalence in adults. Through her participation as a consultant at the MA DPH, she is assisting in the Zika virus rapid ascertainment program.