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  • Dixie Lee Boney Soo Distinguished Professor, Neurological Medicine
  • Director – Biomedical Research Imaging Center (BRIC)
  • Vice Chair – Research, Department of Radiology
  • Departments of Neurology, Radiology, Biomedical Engineering and School of Pharmacy
  • Biomarker Core Co-Leader – Duke-UNC Alzheimer’s Disease Research Collaborative


  • Doctor of Medicine (MD), Case Western Reserve University
  • PhD, Case Western Reserve University

Research Interests

  • Cerebral ischemia, human brain development, PET, MR
  • Dr. Lin’s research interests are two-fold:
    • Using PET and MR imaging to research cerebral ischemia, both pre-clinically and clinically. Dr. Lin hopes his research in this field will refine how imaging can be used to guide therapy.
    • Using MR as a means to non-invasively learn about structural and functional brain maturation.


  • Address

    125 Mason Farm Rd

    BRIC - CB#7513

    Chapel Hill, NC 27599