Associate Professor Yoke Lin Fung

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Associate Professor Yoke Lin Fung


Associate Professor Medical Laboratory Science

PhD (Internal Medicine) Qld., Graduate Diploma in Management C.Qld., B.App.Sc. (Medical Laboratory Science) Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

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Associate Professor Yoke Lin Fung


Lin is a medical scientist and researcher with management and leadership experience in the public and private health sector, not for profit organizations and Australian universities. She enjoys teaching undergraduate students and specialises in mentoring health professionals though their PhD research projects.

She leads the “OptiBlood” translational research team which is focused on optimizing the patient’s blood and blood use. Lin is an active member of various hospital patient blood management committees to support evidence based transfusion practice. She has developed a murine and a range of ovine models of transfusion to investigate the pathogenesis of TRALI and how extracorporeal circuits (ECMO and CPB) modulate haemostasis.

Lin has over 60 publications, secured research grants worth over A$4.3 million and has presented at multiple international conferences. She maintains an active international profile through her role as the International Society of Blood Transfusion’s (ISBT) Regional Director of West Pacific. She also holds adjunct positions with the Sunshine Coast Hospital & Health Service, The Prince Charles Hospital, Griffith University, Bond University and North Central Blood Services of American Red Cross in Minnesota. Lin welcomes new collaborations on blood related projects.

Research affiliations

  • Regional Director of West Pacific
    International Society of Blood Transfusion (ISBT)

  • Visiting Research Fellow and member of Blood management Committee, Sunshine Coast Hospital & Health Service

  • Visiting Research Fellow and member of Blood management Committee, The Prince Charles Hospital

  • Member of Annals of Blood, Editorial Board

  • Associate Professor and Research Fellow in the Centre of Health Practice Innovation, Griffith University
  • Associate Professor, Bond University, School of Health Sciences

  • Member of International Society of Blood Transfusion (ISBT)

  • Member of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Blood Transfusion (ANZSBT)

  • Member of Haematology Society of Australia and New Zealand (HSANZ)

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