Ted Jack Kaptchuk
Ted Jack Kaptchuk
Professor of Medicine

Ted J. Kaptchuk is a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and director of the Harvard-wide Program in Placebo Studies and the Therapeutic Encounter (PiPS) at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts.  He is also a professor of Global Health and Social Medicine.  As a leading figure in placebo studies, a scholar of East Asian medicine, and an academic authority on medical pluralism, Professor Kaptchuk's career has spanned multiple disciplines, drawing upon concepts, research designs and analytical methods from the humanities and basic and clinical and social sciences.

For more information, see his personal website.

Affiliation:

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Address: 

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

330 Brookline Avenue

Boston, MA 02215

Leveraging the Shared Neurobiology of Placebo Effects and Functional Neurological Disorder: A Call for Research.
Authors: Authors: Burke MJ, Faria V, Cappon D, Pascual-Leone A, Kaptchuk TJ, Santarnecchi E.
J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci
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Reduced tactile acuity in chronic low back pain is linked with structural neuroplasticity in primary somatosensory cortex and is modulated by acupuncture therapy.
Authors: Authors: Kim H, Mawla I, Lee J, Gerber J, Walker K, Kim J, Ortiz A, Chan ST, Loggia ML, Wasan AD, Edwards RR, Kong J, Kaptchuk TJ, Gollub RL, Rosen BR, Napadow V.
Neuroimage
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Double-blinding of an acupuncture randomized controlled trial optimized with clinical translational science award resources.
Authors: Authors: Steffen AD, Burke LA, Pauls HA, Suarez ML, Yao Y, Kobak WH, Takayama M, Yajima H, Kaptchuk TJ, Takakura N, Wilkie DJ, Schlaeger JM.
Clin Trials
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Historical Controls in Randomized Clinical Trials: Opportunities and Challenges.
Authors: Authors: Hall KT, Vase L, Tobias DK, Dashti HT, Vollert J, Kaptchuk TJ, Cook NR.
Clin Pharmacol Ther
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Acupuncture Treatment Modulates the Connectivity of Key Regions of the Descending Pain Modulation and Reward Systems in Patients with Chronic Low Back Pain.
Authors: Authors: Yu S, Ortiz A, Gollub RL, Wilson G, Gerber J, Park J, Huang Y, Shen W, Chan ST, Wasan AD, Edwards RR, Napadow V, Kaptchuk TJ, Rosen B, Kong J.
J Clin Med
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Impaired mesocorticolimbic connectivity underlies increased pain sensitivity in chronic low back pain.
Authors: Authors: Yu S, Li W, Shen W, Edwards RR, Gollub RL, Wilson G, Park J, Ortiz A, Cao J, Gerber J, Mawla I, Chan ST, Lee J, Wasan AD, Napadow V, Kaptchuk TJ, Rosen B, Kong J.
Neuroimage
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Reward and empathy in the treating clinician: the neural correlates of successful doctor-patient interactions.
Authors: Authors: Jensen K, Gollub RL, Kong J, Lamm C, Kaptchuk TJ, Petrovic P.
Transl Psychiatry
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Nocebo Effects in Concussion: Is All That Is Told Beneficial?
Authors: Authors: Polich G, Iaccarino MA, Kaptchuk TJ, Morales-Quezada L, Zafonte R.
Am J Phys Med Rehabil
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Placebo Effects of Nurses' Communication alongside Standard Medical Care on Pain and Other Outcomes: A Randomized Controlled Trial in Clinical Tonsillectomy Care.
Authors: Authors: van Vliet LM, Godfried MB, van Deelen GW, Kaunang M, Kaptchuk TJ, van Dulmen S, Thiel B, Bensing JM.
Psychother Psychosom
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Corrigendum to "Multivariate resting-state functional connectivity predicts responses to real and sham acupuncture treatment in chronic low back pain" [Neuroimage Clinical 23 (2019) 101885].
Authors: Authors: Tu Y, Ortiz A, Gollub RL, Cao J, Gerber J, Lang C, Park J, Wilson G, Shen W, Chan ST, Wasan AD, Edwards RR, Napadow V, Kaptchuk TJ, Rosen B, Kong J.
Neuroimage Clin
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