Vitaly Napadow works as an Assistant Professor at the Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston, USA. He holds secondary appointments as an Assistant Professor in the Pain Management Center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and as Adjunct Faculty at Logan College of Chiropractic. He received his Ph.D. degree in biomedical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and graduated from the New England School of Acupuncture (NESA) with a degree in acupuncture. His research expertise is in MRI neuroimaging and his interests focus on evaluating brain processing underlying chronic pain states as well as brain response to potential therapies such as acupuncture. He serves on the Board of the Society for Acupuncture Research and on program committees for several leading international acupuncture and CAM research conferences. He has more than 40 publications in leading peer-reviewed journals, with over 25 publications specifically related to acupuncture neuroimaging.
Biography Updated on 25 January 2011