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The Biomedical Research Imaging Center exists to serve the imaging needs of researchers, and to advance the rapidly developing science of biomedical imaging.

– Weili Lin, Director

Weili Lin in lab.


  • New Method for Developing Tracers Used for Medical Imaging Discovered

    Researchers led by Zibo Li, PhD, said their findings could make it possible to attach radioactive tags to compounds that previously have been difficult or even impossible to label.

  • Join us for the 2019 Triangle Imaging Symposium at BRIC!

    The 2019 Triangle Imaging Symposium at UNC BRIC, will feature lectures by speakers from Johns Hopkins, UNC, Duke, NCSU and Wake Forest University and is open to the entire scientific community. The Symposium also includes a Poster Session with presentations given by students, trainees, residents, and faculty to highlight imaging research projects within and outside UNC. The symposium will take place on Wednesday, April 24th, 2019 beginning at 8:30 am in the Bioinformatics building, room 1131. Breakfast and lunch will be served for those who register in advance!

  • Brain images

    Congratulations Dr. Li Wang on his awarded K01 grant!

    Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a complex developmental disability, characterized by deficits in social interaction, language skills, repetitive stereotyped behaviors, and restricted interests.

  • Dinggang Shen

    Congratulations Dr. Dinggang Shen!

    Congratulations to Dr. Dinggang Shen, recently named a Fellow of The International Association for Pattern Recognition! The IAPR is an international association of non-profit, scientific or professional organizations concerned with pattern recognition, computer vision, and image processing, which aims to increase understanding among practitioners of all nations of the role that machine intelligence can play … Continued


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