Linxin comes from Sichuan, China. She qualified in Medicine at Fudan University, China in 2008, including an elective at the University of British Columbia, Canada. She then started her Neurology training and achieved her Master's degree in Clinical Neurology in 2010. She has joined the Stroke Prevention Research Unit since October 2010 and finished her D.Phil. in Clinical Neurology at Oxford University in January 2014.
- Sloane-Robinson Foundation Graduate Award, Lincoln College, Oxford (2010-2013)
- Young Investigator Award, European Stroke Conference (2014)
- Young Investigator Award, European Stroke Organisation (2016)
- Emerging Aspirin Investigator Science Award, Aspirin Foundation (2017)
- Early Career Researcher Prize, NDCN, Oxford (2018)
Clinical Research Fellow
- Fulford Junior Research Fellow, Somerville College
My main research project focuses on the aetiological classification of transient ischaemic attack and ischaemic stroke. I'm particularly interested in the risk factor profiles, imaging characteristics, plasma biomarkers and outcomes of patients with strokes of undetermined aetiology - cryptogenic stroke.
The other projects I'm working on include studying the association between blood pressure and cerebral small vessel disease, and the risks and benefits of aspirin.
Age-Specific Associations of Renal Impairment With Magnetic Resonance Imaging Markers of Cerebral Small Vessel Disease in Transient Ischemic Attack and Stroke.
Liu B. et al, (2018), Stroke
External Validation of Risk Scores for Major Bleeding in a Population-Based Cohort of Transient Ischemic Attack and Ischemic Stroke Patients.
Hilkens NA. et al, (2018), Stroke, 49, 601 - 606
Sodium Valproate, a Histone Deacetylase Inhibitor, Is Associated With Reduced Stroke Risk After Previous Ischemic Stroke or Transient Ischemic Attack.
Brookes RL. et al, (2018), Stroke, 49, 54 - 61
Prognostic Significance of Blood Pressure Variability on Beat-to-Beat Monitoring After Transient Ischemic Attack and Stroke.
Webb AJS. et al, (2018), Stroke, 49, 62 - 67
Antiplatelet cessation to manage bleeding events in elderly people - Authors' reply.
Li L. and Rothwell PM., (2017), Lancet, 390
Trans-generational changes and rural-urban inequality in household fuel use and cookstove ventilation in China: A multi-region study of 0.5 million adults.
Chan KH. et al, (2017), Int J Hyg Environ Health, 220, 1370 - 1381