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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
Pelvic Pain
Chronic 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

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

1 Citation (Scopus)

Bold temporal variability differentiates wakefulness from anesthesia-induced unconsciousness

Baria, A. T., Centeno, M. V., Ghantous, M. E., Chang, P. C., Procissi, D. & Apkarian, A. V., Mar 1 2018, In : Journal of neurophysiology. 119, 3, p. 834-848 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Brain and psychological determinants of placebo pill response in chronic pain patients

Vachon-Presseau, E., Berger, S. E., Abdullah, T. B., Huang, L., Cecchi, G. A., Griffith, J. W., Schnitzer, T. J. & Apkarian, A., Dec 1 2018, In : Nature communications. 9, 1, 3397.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chronic Pain
Magnetic resonance imaging

Changes in brain white matter structure are associated with urine proteins in urologic chronic pelvic pain syndrome (UCPPS): A MAPP network study

MAPP Research Network & MAPP Research Network Study Group, Dec 1 2018, In : PloS one. 13, 12, e0206807.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Pelvic Pain
Chronic Pain