The recently published paper “Evidence for Brain Glial Activation in Chronic Pain Patients,” co-authored by Visiting Professor of Anesthesiology and Psychiatry and Vice Chair for Pain Medicine Ajay D. Wasan, MD, MSc, provides evidence that neuroinflammation is present in key regions of the brains of chronic pain patients, paving the way for the exploration of […]
An article published in The New York Times focused on research on steroid injections for spinal stenosis that was published in The New England Journal of Medicine. Vice Chair for Pain Medicine Ajay D. Wasan, MD was a co-author on the paper.
A recent press release from the American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM) describes new research from Vice Chair for Pain Medicine Ajay D. Wasan, MD, MSc showing that scientists can predict the effectiveness of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in treating pain by assessing the nervous system’s own capacity to regulate pain. Dr. Wasan’s study showed […]
The article “Brain Scans Show Fibromyalgia Patients Process Pain Differently” (HealthDay News, November 5, 2013) features the research of Marco Loggia, HMS instructor in radiology at Massachusetts General Hospital and a post-doctoral research fellow working under the mentorship of Dr. Ajay Wasan, our new Vice Chair for Pain Medicine.