Lucy Chen, M.D.

Physician Investigator (NonCl)
Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Mass General Research Institute
Associate Professor of Anaesthesia
Harvard Medical School
Associate Anesthetist
Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital
MD Sun Yat-Sen University of Medical Sciences 1982
acupuncture; acupuncture therapy; analgesics; analgesics opioid; complementary integrative medicine; data collection; opioid induced hyperalgesia; pain management; pain threshold; pain tolerance Research Areas:
Acupuncture and alternative medicine
Opioid use in pain management
Oipiod induced hyperalgesia (OIH)

Description of Research:
My research interests are focus on assessing the effectiveness of acupuncture on clinical pain;  comparing effect of acupuncture and pain medication on clinical pain; using different pharmacotherapy for chronic pain treatment; exploring the new treatment options for different pain conditions.

Principle Investigator Research:

Acupuncture: A Method of Evaluating Acupuncture Therapy in Pain Management

Co-investigator Research:

QST: Compare pain threshold and pain tolerance as measured by QST

Pharmacotherapy: Alliviating Opioid Induced Hyperalgesia with Noval Pharmacotherapy

Pharmacotherapy: effect of combine morphine and duloxetine for chronic pain

Acupuncture: Mechnistic study on video guided acupuncture imegery treatment of pain

acupuncture: Enhencing acupuncture treatment effect through Non-invasive Neuromodulation

acupuncture: Treatment of Chronic Low Back Pain with Transcutaneous Aricular Vagus Nerve Stimulation

Heal Initiative: Early Phase Pain Investigation Clinical Network. 24 week study to evaluate a treatment for patient with moderate to severe knee osteo arthritis.
Research lab website Publications Clinical Profile

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