Core LTNr

Our lab is focused on understanding neural repair mechanisms and outcomes after stroke in order to guide the development and clinical translation of novel neurotechnologies to optimize stroke recovery.

Meet the Team!

David J. Lin, MD

Principle Investigator

Director, MGH Neurorecovery Clinic | Neuro-intensivist, MGH | Assistant Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School

Julie DiCarlo, MS

Lab Manager / Senior Clinical Research Coordinator

Kimberly Erler, PhD, OTR/L

Research Scientist

Assistant Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy, MGH Institute of Health Professions

Richard Hardstone, PhD

Post-Doctoral Fellow

Kelly Rishe, MSOT, OTR/L

Clinical Research Occupational Therapist

Susan Goedeken, MSOT, OTR/L

Clinical Research Occupational Therapist

Kristi Emerson, BSN, RN, CNRN

Research Nurse

Sarah Cavanagh, MS

Bioengineering PhD Student

Harvard University, joint with Biodesign Lab

Sydney McKiernan

Clinical Research Coordinator II

Jenny Hebert

Clinical Research Coordinator

Galina Gheihman, MD

Associate Clinical Researcher

Resident (PGY-2), Mass General Brigham Neurology Program

Liqi Shu

Neurology Resident

Brown University – Rhode Island Hospital Neurology program.

Maryam Masood

Senior IRB and Regulatory Coordinator

Perman Gochyyev, PhD


MGH Institute of Health Professions

Yangling Chou, PhD

Clinical Trials Coordinator

Nicole Dusang, MS

Electrical Engineering PhD Candidate

BrainGate, Brown University

Adrian Lin

Undergraduate Student Intern

Brown University

Alice Lee

OTD Student

MGH Institute of Health Professions

Neva Mathew

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Jillian Salis

OTD Student

MGH Institute of Health Professions


Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

 The Lin Laboratory has a dynamic, collaborative, and productive culture. Our clinical research involves recruiting and working with participants from diverse backgrounds to advance the science of neurorecovery. In the lab, we are deeply committed to creating an inclusive and equitable environment that best supports the optimal learning and growth of individuals at all stages of training and from all backgrounds.