Fangming Lin, MD, PhD

Academic Title(s):

Director, Division of Pediatric Nephrology
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Pathology and Cell Biology

Contact Information:

Tel: (212) 305-0793
Fax: (212) 305-8428


  • New York Medical College, Ph.D., 1995
  • Fujian Medical University, M.D., 1984

Postgraduate Training

  • Resident, Pediatrics, Fujian Medical University Union Hospital, 1984-1988
  • Intern, Pediatrics, New York University Medical Center, 1995-1996
  • Resident, Pediatrics, New York University Medical Center, 1996-1998
  • Fellow, Pediatric Nephrology, Seattle Children's Hospital – University of Washington, 1998-2001

Awards and Honors:

  • 1995 The 12th Annual Research Awards, Eastern Hypertension Society
  • 2006 The American Society of Nephrology Gottschalk Award
  • 2006 The 1st Recipient of Norman Siegel Pediatric Research Award by the American Society of Nephrology and the American Society of Pediatric Nephrology
  • 2008 Research Administration Volunteer Recognition Award, The American Heart Association


  • Acute kidney injury
  • Obesity and hypertension
  • Obstructive uropathy

Learn more about Dr. Lin

Dr. Lin became the new Director of Pediatric Nephrology in June 2011. While she was at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas for the last 10 years, she established herself as a physician scientist. Her ongoing research focuses on stem cell-based therapy for acute kidney injury and the mechanism of kidney tubular atrophy. Her research team applies state-of-the-art technology to study the pathogenesis of kidney disease. The ultimate goal of her basic science research is to develop new and more effective treatments for human kidney disease. Her research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, the American Society of Nephrology, the American Heart Association, and March of Dimes Birth Defect Foundation.

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