Welcome to the Biomedical Research Imaging Center

Weili Lin in lab.
BRIC Director, Weili Lin, PhD

The Biomedical Research Imaging Center was established under the recommendation of a Task Force convened by the Provost of UNC-Chapel Hill and the Dean of the School of Medicine. The Center was planned with dual missions: To serve the imaging needs of the researchers of the University, and to advance the rapidly developing science of biomedical imaging.

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  • 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

  • Gabriel Dichter, PhD

    UNC Receives $2.5-million Grant to Explore New Therapy for Anhedonia

    Gabriel Dichter, PhD, associate professor of psychiatry in the UNC School of Medicine and adjunct associate professor of psychology and neuroscience in the UNC College of Arts and Sciences, is the principal investigator of a 5-year $2.5-million award as part of the Experimental Therapeutics Initiative of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH).

  • UNC School of Medicine Celebrates Third Annual Class of Yang Family Biomedical Scholars

    Dr. Louise Henderson, associate professor of radiology, and Dr. Ian Shih, associate professor of neurology and director of the Small Animal MRI facility at BRIC, were named as recipients of the third annual Yang Family Biomedical Scholars Award.

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