Dr. Jaw-Town Lin received his Bachelor degree in 1978, and MD. / PhD. at Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Taiwan University in 1986. He completed his residency/fellowship training at the Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital. He was promoted as the professor of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University in 1995.
He is currently Chair Professor of Medicine, Fu-Jen Catholic University; and Professor Emeritus, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan. He is currently the President of Gastroenterological Society of Taiwan (GEST).
Dr. Lin is a physician scientist and gastroenterologist. He has actively involved in the basic, clinical, and epidemiological research of peptic ulcer disease, H.pylori infection, and gastric cancer.
He has published more than 200 peer-reviewed articles in these areas. He is now serving as the editorial boards of Gut, Helicobacter, Hepato-gastroenterology, Digestive Endoscopy, and Therapeutic Advances in Gastroenterology.