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Alan Linn Murphree, MD
Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology (Part Time)
CHL Mail Stop 88 Off Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 361 2299


Dr. A. Linn Murphree is the Co-Director of the Retinoblastoma Program at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Dr. Murphree has devoted his professional career to uncovering the mysteries of retinoblastoma and caring for children with childhood eye cancer (see Achievements in Retinoblastoma). He has been instrumental in identifying the genetic mutation causing retinoblastoma and has recently developed a new classification system to describe the disease. He established the retinoblastoma referral center at Children's Hospital Los Angeles more than thirty years ago. Today it is a global resource for physicians and families.


Murphree AL, Triche TJ. An epigenomic mechanism in retinoblastoma: the end of the story? Genome Med. 2012; 4(2):15. View in: PubMed

Linn Murphree A. Intraocular retinoblastoma: the case for a new group classification. Ophthalmol Clin North Am. 2005 Mar; 18(1):41-53, viii. View in: PubMed

Girvigian MR, Astrahan MA, Lim JI, Murphree AL, Tsao-Wei D, Petrovich Z. Episcleral plaque 125I radiotherapy with episcleral LCF hyperthermia: a prospective randomized trial. Brachytherapy. 2003; 2(4):229-39. View in: PubMed

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