• 16139 Citations
1978 …2020

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Research Interests

Human brain imaging of chronic pain conditions. Animal studies of crtical dynamics of pain.

Training Experience

1989Postdoctoral Fellowship, Physiologische Institut, Universitat Wurzburg

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, SUNY - Syracuse

… → 1988

Research interests

  • Arthritis
  • Inflammation
  • Neuroscience
  • Pain
  • Physiology

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  • Admin Core

    Apkarian, A.

    National Institute on Drug Abuse


    Project: Research project

  • Research Output

    Excitatory VTA to DH projections provide a valence signal to memory circuits

    Han, Y., Zhang, Y., Kim, H., Grayson, V. S., Jovasevic, V., Ren, W., Centeno, M. V., Guedea, A. L., Meyer, M. A. A., Wu, Y., Gutruf, P., Surmeier, D. J., Gao, C., Martina, M., Apkarian, A. V., Rogers, J. A. & Radulovic, J., Dec 1 2020, In : Nature communications. 11, 1, 1466.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Prognostics for pain in osteoarthritis: Do clinical measures predict pain after total joint replacement?

    Barroso, J., Wakaizumi, K., Reckziegel, D., Pinto-Ramos, J., Schnitzer, T., Galhardo, V. & Apkarian, A. V., 2020, In : PloS one. 15, 1, e0222370.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Temporal Factors Associated With Opioid Prescriptions for Patients With Pain Conditions in an Urban Emergency Department

    Smith, B. C., Vigotsky, A. D., Apkarian, A. V. & Schnitzer, T. J., Mar 2 2020, In : JAMA network open. 3, 3, p. e200802

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Deconstructing biomarkers for chronic pain: context- and hypothesis-dependent biomarker types in relation to chronic pain

    Reckziegel, D., Vachon-Presseau, E., Petre, B., Schnitzer, T. J., Baliki, M. N. & Apkarian, A. V., May 1 2019, In : Pain. 160, p. S37-S48

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • 3 Scopus citations

    Definitions of nociception, pain, and chronic pain with implications regarding science and society

    Apkarian, A. V., May 29 2019, In : Neuroscience Letters. 702, p. 1-2 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • 1 Scopus citations