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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


  • Arthritis
  • Inflammation
  • Neuroscience
  • Pain
  • Physiology

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Grants 2002 2023

Admin Core

Apkarian, A.

National Institute on Drug Abuse


Project: Research project

Chronic Pain
Opioid Analgesics
Opiate Alkaloids
Back Pain

Research Output 1978 2019

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., May 1 2019, In : Pain. 160, p. S37-S48

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chronic Pain

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Chronic Pain

Peripheral and central viewpoints of chronic pain, and translational implications

Apkarian, A. & Reckziegel, D., May 29 2019, In : Neuroscience Letters. 702, p. 3-5 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Chronic Pain
Spinal Cord

Reduced ΔFosB expression in the rat nucleus accumbens has causal role in the neuropathic pain phenotype

Pollema-Mays, S. L., Centeno, M. V., Chang, Z., Apkarian, A. & Martina, M., May 29 2019, In : Neuroscience Letters. 702, p. 77-83 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nucleus Accumbens
Limbic System

Reply To: Involuntary harms to the fight for newborns’ analgesia, by Bellieni CV, Buonocore G

Apkarian, A., Mar 1 2019, In : Journal of Pain. 20, 3, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter