Fan Lingzhong

Full Professor, M.D.

Brainnetome Center and National Laboratory of Pattern Recognition

Institute of Automation

Chinese Academy of Sciences  

Beijing 100190, China  

Phone: +86 10 8254 4523



Research Areas

Over more than a century, tremendous progress has been made in understanding the structure, function, and connection of the human brain at different spatial-temporal scales. However, because of the complexity of the brain, accurately defining the brain regions and mapping their functions and connections are extremely challenging, even on a large scale. Just as modern cartography helped us know planet Earth, the existing brain atlases, based on various mapping techniques, have served as navigators of the human brain and can be considered to be the cornerstone of basic and clinical neuroscience. The next stage of the human brain atlas will be multimodal instead of unimodal and dynamic instead of static by including information on spatiotemporal changes during normal development or aging as well as disease-related effects. 

Recently, mapping the structural and functional connectivity of the human brain via non-invasive imaging technologies such as diffusion magnetic resonance imaging and functional magnetic resonance imaging offers new insights into functional brain states emerging from their underlying structural substrate. Our research team will focus on setting up and optimizing the framework for producing a comparative, organic theory of the human brain atlas. 

  •    First, the biological basis of the methods and what we can infer from these imaging modalities are not yet fully understood. Further systematic comparison—across modalities, features, and methods—of the maps that may be computed using connectivity-based parcellation is still needed. 

  •    Second, it still remains to be tested, how reliable individual brains may be parcellated using connectivity information and how the ensuing maps relate to other aspects of interindividual variability. 

  •    Third, taking non-human primates as experimental objects, combined with electrophysiology, neural tract tracer and high-resolution optical imaging technology, we will try to understand the biological basis of the human brain atlas.

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  • 2005.09-2010.12 M.D. in Human Sectional and Imaging Anatomy, School of Medicine, Shandong University  
  • 2008.09-2009.10 Visiting student, McConnell Brain Imaging Center, Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill university  
  • 2000.09-2005.07 B.S. in Clinical Medicine, Binzhou Medical College 


  • 2018.10- present  Professor at Brainnetome Center, Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences 
  • 2014.10- 2018.10 Associate Professor at Brainnetome Center, Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences  
  • 2013.05-2014.09 Assistant Professor at Brainnetome Center, Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences  
  • 2011.02-2013.04 Postdoctoral researcher at National Laboratory of Pattern Recognition, Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences 


Preprint .

  • He L, Chen C, Wang Y, Fan Q, Chu C, Xu J, Fan L#.. Network Occlusion Sensitivity Analysis Identifies Regional Contributions to Brain Age Prediction. bioRxiv 2022.10.31.514506; doi: (#Corresponding authors)

  • Gao C, Wu X, Wang Y, Li G, Chu C, Madsen KH, Fan L#. Prior-guided Individualized Thalamic Parcellation based on Local Diffusion Characteristics using Deep Learning. bioRxiv. 2022. doi: (#Corresponding authors)

  • Li W, Shi W, Wang H, Li J, Cui Y, Li K, Cheng L, Lu Y, Ma L, Chu C, Song M, Yang Z, Banaschewski T, Bokde ALW, Desrivières S, Flor H, Grigis A, Garavan H, Gowland P, Walter H, Brühl R, Martinot J-L, Martinot M-LP, Artiges E, Nees F, Orfanos DP, Lemaitre H, Paus T, Poustka L, Hohmann S, Millenet S, Fröhner JH, Robinson L, Smolka MN, Winterer J, Whelan R, Schumann G, Fan L#, Jiang T#. Anatomical connectivity profile development constrains medial- lateral topography in the dorsal prefrontal cortex. bioRxiv. 2022. doi: (#Corresponding authors)

  • Cao L, Du Z, Cui Y, Zhang Y, Lu Y, Zhang B, Liu Y, Hou X, Liu X, Cheng L, Li K, Yang Z, Fan L#, Jiang T#. Structural connectivity gradient associated with a dichotomy reveals the topographic organization of the macaque insular cortex. bioRxiv. 2022. doi: (#Corresponding authors)

  • Lu Y, Cui Y, Cao L, Cheng L, Wang C, Liu Y, Zhang B, Wang H, Li K, Ma L, Shi W, Li W, Dong Z, Ma Y, Du Z, Xiong H, Luo N, Liu Y, Hou X, Liu X, Sun H, Wang J, Paxinos G, Yang Z, Fan L#, Jiang T#. Macaque Brainnetome Atlas with Fine-grained Parcellations and Reliable Connections. bioRxiv. 2022:2022.2010.2018.512488. (#Corresponding authors)

  • Zhang Y, Fan L, Jiang T, Dagher A, Bellec P*. Interpretable brain decoding from sensations to cognition to action: graph neural networks reveal the representational hierarchy of human cognition. bioRxiv. 2022. doi:

2022 .

  • Wang, Y*., Chai, L*., Chu, C#., Li, D., Gao, C., Yang, Z., Zhang, Y., Xu, J., Eickhoff, S.B., Nyengaard, J.R., Liu, B., Jiang, T., Fan, L#. (2022). Uncovering the Genetic Profiles Underlying the Intrinsic Organization of the Human Cerebellum. Molecular Psychiatry doi: (#Corresponding author)

  • Ma L, Zhang Y, Zhang H, Cheng L, Yang Z, Lu Y, Shi W, Li W, Zhuo J, Wang J, Fan, L#., Jiang T#. (2022). "BAI-Net: Individualized Anatomical Cerebral Cartography Using Graph Neural Network." IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems: 1-12. (#Corresponding author)

  • Chai, L., Wang, Y., Shi, W., Zhang, Y., Liu, B., Jiang, T., Fan, L#. (2022). Linked psychopathology-specific factors and individual structural brain abnormalities in schizophrenia. Proc. SPIE 12033, Medical Imaging 2022: Computer-Aided Diagnosis, 1203323 (4 April 2022); (#Corresponding author)

  • Li, K*., Fan, L*., Cui, Y., Wei, X., He, Y., Yang, J., Lu, Y., Li, W., Shi, W., Cao, L. Cheng, L., Li, A., Yu, B., Jiang, T. (2022). The human mediodorsal thalamus: Organization, connectivity, and function. NeuroImage, 118876. (Co-first Author)

  • Wang T, Xu Y, Li D, Tu W, Li Y, Miao S, Li J, Wang P, Zhao F, Fan L#, Yu S#. (2022). Network localization of transient global amnesia beyond the hippocampus. Neurological Sciences. (doi: (#Corresponding author)

  • Li W, Fan L, Shi W, Lu Y, Li J, Luo N, Wang H, Chu C, Ma L, Song M, Li K, Cheng L, Cao L, Jiang T. (2022). Brainnetome atlas of preadolescent children based on anatomical connectivity profiles. Cerebral Cortex:bhac415.

  • Shi W, Fan L, Wang H, Liu B, Li W, Li J, Cheng L, Chu C, Song M, Sui J, Luo N, Cui Y, Dong Z, Lu Y, Ma Y, Ma L, Li K, Chen J, Chen Y, Guo H, Li P, Lu L, Lv L, Wan P, Wang H, Wang H, Yan H, Yan J, Yang Y, Zhang H, Zhang D, Jiang T. (2022) Two subtypes of schizophrenia identified by an individual-level atypical pattern of tensor-based morphometric measurement. Cerebral Cortex:bhac301.

  • Zhao Y, Wang M, Hu K, Wang Q, Lou J, Fan L, Liu B. (2022) The development of cortical functional hierarchy is associated with the molecular organization of prenatal/postnatal periods. Cerebral Cortex:bhac340.

  • Li, J., Cao, D., Dimakopoulos, V., Shi, W., Yu, S., Fan, L., Stieglitz, L., Imbach, L., Sarnthein, J., and Jiang, T. (2022). Anterior–Posterior Hippocampal Dynamics Support Working Memory Processing. Journal of Neuroscience 42, 443-453.

  • Chu, C., Guan, H., Xie, S., Wang, Y., Luo, J., Zhao, G., Pan, Z., Hu, M., Men, W., Tan, S. Gao, J., Qin, S., He, Y., Fan, L., Dong, Q., Tao., S.  (2022). The SACT Template: A Human Brain Diffusion Tensor Template for School-age Children. Neuroscience Bulletin, 1-15.

  • Chen P, Yao H, Tijms BM, Wang P, Wang D, Song C, Yang H, Zhang Z, Zhao K, Qu Y, Kang X, Du K, Fan L, Han T, Yu C, Zhang X, Jiang T, Zhou Y, Lu J, Han Y, Liu B, Zhou B, Liu Y. Four Distinct Subtypes of Alzheimer’s Disease Based on Resting-State Connectivity Biomarkers. Biological Psychiatry. 2022. doi:

  • Wang M, Fan L, Liu B. Structural Brain Atrophy Predict Symptom Severity in Schizophrenia Based on Generalized Additive Models. 2022 IEEE 19th International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI). 2022:1-5

2021 .

  • Cheng, L., Zhang, Y., Li, G., Wang, J., Sherwood, C.C., Gong, G., Fan, L#., Jiang, T. (2021) Connectional Asymmetry of the Inferior Parietal Lobule Shapes Hemispheric Specialization in Humans, Chimpanzees, and Rhesus Macaques. eLife, 10:e67600. (#Corresponding author)

  • Fan, L#. (2021). Mapping the Human Brain: What is the Next Frontier? The Innovation: 100073 (#Corresponding author)

  • Wang, H., Fan, L., Song, M., Liu, B., Wu, D., Jiang, R., Li, J., Li, A., Banaschewski, T., Bokde, A. L. W., Quinlan, E. B., Desrivieres, S., Flor, H., Grigis, A., Garavan, H., Chaarani, B., Gowland, P., Heinz, A., Ittermann, B., Martinot, J. L., Martinot, M. P., Artiges, E., Nees, F., Orfanos, D. P., Poustka, L., Millenet, S., Frohner, J. H., Smolka, M. N., Walter, H., Whelan, R., Schumann, G. and Jiang, T. (2021) Functional Connectivity Predicts Individual Development of Inhibitory Control during Adolescence. Cerebral Cortex,  DOI: 10.1093/cercor/bhaa383

  • Friedrich, P., Forkel, S. J., Amiez, C., Balsters, J. H., Coulon, O., Fan, L., Goulas, A., Hadj-Bouziane, F., Hecht, E. E., Heuer, K., Jiang, T., Latzman, R. D., Liu, X., Loh, K. K., Patil, K. R., Lopez-Persem, A., Procyk, E., Sallet, J., Toro, R., Vickery, S., Weis, S., Wilson, C. R. E., Xu, T., Zerbi, V., Eickoff, S. B., Margulies, D. S., Mars, R. B. and Thiebaut de Schotten, M. (2021). Imaging evolution of the primate brain: the next frontier? Neuroimage 228, 117685.

  • Zhang, H., Wang, Y., Fan, L., Li, F., Liu, J., Yu, S., Hou, Y., Bai, C., Li, B., Du, X., et al. (2021). Differences of Structural Plasticity between Hemispheres during Rehabilitation for Subacute Stroke. Chinese Journal of Rehabilitation Theory and Practice 27, 436-444.

2020 .

  • He, B., Cao, L., Xia, X., Zhang, B., Zhang, D., You, B., Fan, L#., Jiang, T#. (2020) Fine-Grained Topography and Modularity of the Macaque Frontal Pole Cortex Revealed by Anatomical Connectivity Profiles. Neuroscience Bulletin, in press. (Corresponding author)

  • Wu, D*., Fan, L*., Song, M., Wang, H., Chu, C., Yu, S., & Jiang, T. (2020). Hierarchy of connectivity-function relationship of the human cortex revealed through predicting activity across functional domains. Cerebral Cortex, DOI: (*Co-first Author)

  • Zhang, Z., Xu, J., Cheng, L., Cheng, C., Fan, L#. (2020) Inter and Intra individual Variations of Cortical Fine-grained Functional Boundaries Depend on the Brain States, ICONIP 2020, LNCS  (Corresponding author)

  • He, B., Yang, Z., Fan, L., Gao, B., Li, H., Ye, C., Jiang, T. (2020). MonkeyCBP: A toolbox for connectivity-based parcellation of monkey brain. Frontiers in Neuroinformatics, 14, 14.

  • Li, A., Zalesky, A., Yue, W., Howes, O., Yan, H., Liu, Y., Fan, L., Whitaker, K. J., Xu, K., Rao, G., Li, J., Liu, S., Wang, M., Sun, Y., Song, M., Li, P., Chen, J., Chen, Y., Wang, H., Liu, W., Li, Z., Yang, Y., Guo, H., Wan, P., Lv, L., Lu, L., Yan, J., Song, Y., Wang, H., Zhang, H., Wu, H., Ning, Y., Du, Y., Cheng, Y., Xu, J., Xu, X., Zhang, D., Wang, X., Jiang, T. and Liu, B.: A neuroimaging biomarker for striatal dysfunction in schizophrenia. Nature Medicine 13, 709 (2020) DOI: 10.1038/s41591-020-0793-8

  • Tao, Q., Yang, Y., Yu, H., Fan, L., Luan, S., Zhang, L., Zhao, H., Lv, L., Jiang, T., and Song, X.  (2020). Anatomical Connectivity-based Strategy for Targeting Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation as Antidepressant Therapy. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 11, 236.

2019 .

  • Xia, X., Fan, L., Hou, B., Zhang, B., Zhang, D., Cheng, C., Deng, H., Dong, Y., Zhao, X., Li, H.: Fine-Grained Parcellation of the Macaque Nucleus Accumbens by High-Resolution Diffusion Tensor Tractography. Frontiers in Neuroscience 13, 709 (2019)

  • Xia, X., Fan, L., Cheng, C., Yao, R., Deng, H., Zhao, D., Li, H., Jiang, T.: Interspecies Differences in the Connectivity of Ventral Striatal Components Between Humans and Macaques. Frontiers in neuroscience 13, 623 (2019)

  • Liu, S., Li, A., Liu, Y., Yan, H., Wang, M., Sun, Y., Fan, L., Song, M., Xu, K., Chen, J.: Polygenic effects of schizophrenia on hippocampal grey matter volume and hippocampus–medial prefrontal cortex functional connectivity. The British Journal of Psychiatry 1-8 (2019)

  • Yang, Y., Liu, S., Jiang, X., Yu, H., Ding, S., Lu, Y., Li, W., Zhang, H., Liu, B., Cui, Y., Fan, L., Lv, L., Jiang, T.Common and specific functional activity features in schizophrenia, major depressive disorder, and bipolar disorder. Frontiers in psychiatry 10, 52 (2019)

2018 .

  • Cheng, C*., Fan, L*., Xia, X., Eickhoff, S.B., Li, H., Li, H., & Jiang, T. Rostro‐caudal organization of the human posterior superior temporal sulcus revealed by connectivity profiles Human Brain Mapping , DOI: (2018). (*Co-first Author)

  • Cui, Y., Song, M., Lipnicki, D. M., Yang, Y., Ye, C., Fan, L., Sui, J., Jiang, T & He, J.& Subdivisions of the posteromedial cortex in disorders of consciousness Neuroimage Clin , 20, 260-266. doi:10.1016/j.nicl.2018.07.025.(2018)

  • Genon, S., Reid, A., Li, H., Fan, L., Müller, V.I., Cieslik, E.C., Hoffstaedter, F., Langner, R., Grefkes, C., Laird, A.R.: The heterogeneity of the left dorsal premotor cortex evidenced by multimodal connectivity-based parcellation and functional characterization. Neuroimage 170, 400-411 (2018)

  • Luo, N., Sui, J., Chen, J., Zhang, F., Tian, L., Lin, D., Song, M., Calhoun, V.D., Cui, Y., Vergara, V.M. Fan, L., : A schizophrenia-related genetic-brain-cognition pathway revealed in a large Chinese population. EBioMedicine 37, 471-482 (2018)

  • Liu, S., Wang, H., Song, M., Lv, L., Cui, Y., Liu, Y., Fan, L., Zuo, N., Xu, K., Du, Y.: Linked 4-way multimodal brain differences in schizophrenia in a large chinese han population. Schizophrenia bulletin 45, 436-449 (2018)

  • Jiang, R., Calhoun, V.D., Zuo, N., Lin, D., Li, J., Fan, L., Qi, S., Sun, H., Fu, Z., Song, M.: Connectome-based individualized prediction of temperament trait scores. NeuroImage 183, 366-374 (2018)


  • Xia, X*., Fan, L*., Cheng, C., Eickhoff, S.B., Cheng, J. Li, H. & Jiang, T. Multimodal connectivity-based parcellation reveals a shell-core dichotomy of the human nucleus accumbens Human Brain Mapping , DOI: 10.1002/hbm.23636(2017). (*Co-first Author)

  • Li, H., Fan, L., Zhuo, J., Wang, J., Zhang, Y.,Yang, Z.& Jiang, T. ATPP: A Pipeline for Automatic Tractography-Based Brain Parcellation Frontiers in neuroinformatics , 11:35(2017).

  • Zhang, Y., Fan, L., Caspers, S., Heim, S., Song, M., Liu, C., Mo, Y., Eickhoff, S.B., Amunts, K. & Jiang, T. Cross-cultural Consistency and Diversity in Intrinsic Functional Organization of Broca’s Region NeuroImage , 150:177-190 (2017).

  • Fan, L., Jiang, T. Mapping Underlying Maturational Changes in Human Brain Neuroscience bulletin , 33, 478-480 (2017).

  • Li, Z., Li, C., Fan, L., Jiang, G., Wu, J., Jiang, T., Yin, X., Wang, J.: Altered microstructure rather than morphology in the corpus callosum after lower limb amputation. Scientific reports 7, 44780 (2017)

2016 .

  • Fan, L., Li, H., Yu, S. & Jiang, T. Human Brainnetome Atlas and Its Potential Applications in Brain-Inspired Computing. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-50862-7_1,(2016).

  • Fan, L*., Li, H*., Zhuo, J., Zhang, Y., Wang, J., Chen, L., Yang, Z., Chu, C., Xie, S., Laird, A.R., Fox, P.T., Eickhoff, S.B., Yu, C. & Jiang, T. The Human Brainnetome Atlas: A New Brain Atlas Based on Connectional Architecture. Cerebral Cortex, 26 (8): 3508-3526,(2016).

  • Zhuo, J*., Fan, L*., Liu, Y., Zhang, Y., Yu, C. & Jiang, T. Connectivity Profiles Reveal a Transition Subarea in the Parahippocampal Region That Integrates the Anterior Temporal–Posterior Medial Systems. The Journal of Neuroscience, 36, 2782-2795,(2016). (*Co-first Author)

  • Zhang, W., Wang, J., Fan, L., Xu, J., Li, C., Liu, Y., Fox, P.T., Eickhoff, S.B., Yu, C. & Jiang, T. Functional organization of the fusiform gyrus revealed with connectivity profiles. Human Brain Mapping, doi: 10.1002/hbm.23222,(2016).

  • Yang, Y*., Fan, L*., Chu, C., Zhuo, J., Wang, J., Fox, P.T., Eickhoff, S.B. & Jiang, T. Identifying functional subdivisions in the human brain using meta-analytic activation modeling-based parcellation. NeuroImage, 124, 300-309,(2016). (*Co-first Author)

  • Genon, S., Li, H., Fan, L., Müller, V.I., Cieslik, E.C., Hoffstaedter, F., Reid, A.T., Langner, R., Grefkes, C. & Fox, P.T. The right dorsal premotor mosaic: organization, functions, and connectivity. Cerebral Cortex, doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhw065, (2016).

  • Zuo, N., Song, M., Fan, L., Eickhoff, S.B., Jiang, T.: Different interaction modes for the default mode network revealed by resting state functional magnetic resonance imaging. European journal of neuroscience 43, 78-88 (2016)

  • Zheng, F., Yan, H., Liu, B., Yue, W., Fan, L., Liao, J., Cui, Y., Lu, T., Jiang, T., Zhang, D.: ALDH2 Glu504Lys Confers Susceptibility to Schizophrenia and Impacts Hippocampal-Prefrontal Functional Connectivity. Cerebral Cortex (2016)

2015 .

  • Cui, Y., Liu, B., Zhou, Y., Fan, L., Li, J., Zhang, Y., Wu, H., Hou, B., Wang, C., Zheng, F., Qiu, C., Rao, L.L., Ning, Y., Li, S. & Jiang, T. Genetic Effects on Fine-Grained Human Cortical Regionalization. Cerebral Cortex, doi:10.1093/cercor/bhv176, (2015).

  • Wang, J*., Fan, L*., Wang, Y., Xu, W., Jiang, T., Fox, P.T., Eickhoff, S.B., Yu, C. & Jiang, T. Determination of the posterior boundary of Wernicke's area based on multimodal connectivity profiles. Human Brain Mapping 36, 1908-1924, (2015). (*Co-first Author)

  • Wang, J., Yang, Y., Fan, L., Xu, J., Li, C., Liu, Y., Fox, P.T., Eickhoff, S.B., Yu, C. & Jiang, T. Convergent functional architecture of the superior parietal lobule unraveled with multimodal neuroimaging approaches. Human Brain Mapping, 36, 238-257, (2015).

  • Li, Q., Song, M., Fan, L., Liu, Y. & Jiang, T. Parcellation of the primary cerebral cortices based on local connectivity profiles. Frontiers in Neuroanatomy, 9, 50, (2015).

  • Xu, J., Wang, J., Fan, L., Li, H., Zhang, W., Hu, Q. & Jiang, T. Tractography-based Parcellation of the Human Middle Temporal Gyrus. Scientific Reports ,5: 18883,(2015).

  • Zhang, Y., Caspers, S., Fan, L., Fan, Y., Song, M., Liu, C., Mo, Y., Roski, C., Eickhoff, S., Amunts, K. & Jiang, T. Robust brain parcellation using sparse representation on resting-state fMRI. Brain Structure & Function 220, 3565-3579,(2015).

  • Chu, C*., Fan, L*., Eickhoff, C.R., Liu, Y., Yang, Y., Eickhoff, S.B. & Jiang, T. Co-activation Probability Estimation (CoPE): An approach for modeling functional co-activation architecture based on neuroimaging coordinates. NeuroImage 117, 397-407,(2015). (*Co-first Author)

  • Xie, S., Zuo, N., Shang, L., Song, M., Fan, L. & Jiang, T. How does B-value affect HARDI reconstruction using clinical diffusion MRI data? PloS ONE ,10, e0120773,(2015).

  • Zhou, Y., Fan, L., Qiu, C. & Jiang, T. Prefrontal cortex and the dysconnectivity hypothesis of schizophrenia. Neuroscience Bulletin ,31, 207-219,(2015).

  • Wang, C., Liu, B., Long, H., Fan, L., Li, J., Zhang, X., Qiu, C., Yu, C., Jiang, T.: Epistatic interaction of BDNF and COMT on the frontostriatal system. Neuroscience 298, 380-388 (2015)

  • Hou, B., Zhang, D., Zhao, S., Wei, M., Yang, Z., Wang, S., Wang, J., Zhang, X., Liu, B., Fan, L. Jiang, T.: Scalable and DiI-compatible optical clearance of the mammalian brain. Frontiers in neuroanatomy 9, 19 (2015)

  • Chen, F., Lv, X., Fang, J., Yu, S., Sui, J., Fan, L., Li, T., Hong, Y., Wang, X., Wang, W.: The effect of body–mind relaxation meditation induction on major depressive disorder: A resting-state fMRI study. Journal of affective disorders 183, 75-82 (2015)

2014 .

  • Fan, L*., Wang, J*., Zhang, Y., Han, W., Yu, C. & Jiang, T. Connectivity-based parcellation of the human temporal pole using diffusion tensor imaging. Cerebral Cortex 24, 3365-3378, (2014).

  • Zhang, Y., Fan, L., Zhang, Y., Wang, J., Zhu, M., Zhang, Y., Yu, C. & Jiang, T. Connectivity-based parcellation of the human posteromedial cortex. Cerebral Cortex 24, 719-727, (2014).

  • Liu, C., Tang, Y., Ge, H., Wang, F., Sun, H., Meng, H., Wang, S., Xu, J., Fan, R., Fan, L., Liu, S.: Increasing breadth of the frontal lobe but decreasing height of the human brain between two Chinese samples from a Neolithic site and from living humans. American journal of physical anthropology 154, 94-103 (2014)

2013 .

  • Liu, B*., Fan, L*., Cui, Y., Zhang, X., Hou, B., Li, Y., Qin, W., Wang, D., Yu, C., Jiang, T.: DISC1 Ser704Cys impacts thalamic-prefrontal connectivity. Brain Structure and Function 1-10 (2013) (*Co-first Author)

  • Liu, H., Qin, W., Li, W., Fan, L., Wang, J., Jiang, T. & Yu, C. Connectivity-based parcellation of the human frontal pole with diffusion tensor imaging. The Journal of Neuroscience ,33, 6782-6790, (2013).

  • Li, W., Qin, W., Liu, H., Fan, L., Wang, J., Jiang, T. & Yu, C. Subregions of the human superior frontal gyrus and their connections. NeuroImage ,78, 46-58, (2013).

  • Yin, X., Han, Y., Ge, H., Xu, W., Huang, R., Zhang, D., Xu, J., Fan, L., Pang, Z., Liu, S.: Inferior frontal white matter asymmetry correlates with executive control of attention. Human brain mapping 34, 796-813 (2013)

2012 .

  • Wang, J*., Fan, L*., Zhang, Y., Liu, Y., Jiang, D., Zhang, Y., Yu, C. & Jiang, T. Tractography‐based parcellation of the human left inferior parietal lobule. NeuroImage 63, 641-652 (2012).(*Co-first Author)


  • Fan, L., Tang, Y., Sun, B., Gong, G., Chen, Z.J., Lin, X., Yu, T., Li, Z., Evans, A.C., Liu, S.: Sexual dimorphism and asymmetry in human cerebellum: an MRI-based morphometric study. Brain Res 1353, 60-73 (2010)

  • Tang, Y., Hojatkashani, C., Dinov, I.D., Sun, B., Fan, L., Lin, X., Qi, H., Hua, X., Liu, S., Toga, A.W.: The construction of a Chinese MRI brain atlas: a morphometric comparison study between Chinese and Caucasian cohorts. NeuroImage 51, 33-41 (2010)

  • Tang, Y., Zhao, M., Lin, T., Sun, B., Fan, L., Hou, Y., Qi,T., Li, Z., Liu, S.: The thin sectional anatomy of the sellar region with MRI correlation. Surg Radiol Anat 32, 573-580 (2010)

  • Zhang, Y., Li, Z., Liu, S., Fan, L., Dong, L., Liu, L., Liang, B.: The study on sectional anatomy and imaging of accessory hepatic veins. Surg Radiol Anat 31, 739-743 (2009)

  • Sun, B., Wang, D., Tang, Y., Fan, L., Lin, X., Yu, T., Qi, H., Li, Z., Liu, S.: The pineal volume: a three-dimensional volumetric study in healthy young adults using 3.0 T MR data. Int J Dev Neurosci 27, 655-660 (2009)

  • Sun, B., Tang, Y., Fan, L., Lin, X., Li, Z, Qi, H., Liu, S.  The pineal region: thin sectional anatomy with MR correlation in the coronal plane. Surg Radiol Anat 30, 575-582 (2008)

Research Interests

  • My research interests mainly focus on human brain atlas and related clinical applications. 
  • Neuroanatomy and Neuroimaging  
  • Brain atlas and Connectivity-based brain parcellation  
  • Map the brain networks for mental illnesses 

Honors & Distinctions

He was involved in CAS Program of Youth Innovation Promotion Association, and obtained the Young Chinese Anatomical Scientist Award from the Chinese Society for Anatomical Sciences.