Lucy Chen, M.D.

Physician Investigator (Cl)
Anes. Research - Monthly, 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 medical school 1982
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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