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Michael Chiang MD, PhD

  • Resident, Harvard Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Residency: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Location: Harvard Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital

    Education & Training

  • University of Pittsburgh, MD, 2020
  • University of Pittsburgh, PhD, 2019
  • University of California, Berkeley, BA, 2010
Representative Publications

Patel A, Abou-Al-Shaar H, Chiang MC, Algattas HN, McDowell MM, Stone JG, Mitchell EB, Emery SP, Greene S. Neuro-Ophthalmologic Manifestations of Congenital Aqueductal Stenosis. Journal of Neurosurgery Pediatrics, Submitted October 2020.

McDowell MM*, Chiang MC*, Abou-Al-Shaar H, Zenonos GA, Wang EW, Snyderman CH, Gardner PA. Applications of endoscopic endonasal surgery in early childhood. Journal of Neurosurgery Pediatrics, Submitted, September 2020.

Chiang MC, Canto-Bustos M, Nguyen EK, Papale AE, Oswald, AMM, Ross SE. Divergent pathways emanating from the lateral parabrachial nucleus mediate separable aspects of the pain response. Neuron. 2020 Apr 8. pii: S0896-6273(20)30221-X.  doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2020.03.014. PMID: 32289251

Chiang MC*, McDowell MM*, Weaver K, Broniscer A, Greene S. Is Schimmelpenning syndrome associated with intracranial tumors? A case report. Pediatric Neurosurgery. 2019 Mar 15; 1-6. doi: 10.1159/000497149. * These two authors contributed equally to this manuscript. PMID: 30879010

McDowell MM*, Chiang MC*, Agarwal N, Ismail N, Friedlander RM, Wecht DA. Exclusive use of fixed pressure valves for cerebrospinal fluid diversion in a modern adult cohort. Heliyon. 2018 Dec 29;4(12):e01099. doi: 10.1016/j.heliyon.2018.e01099. * These two authors contributed equally to this manuscript. PMID: 30627679

Snyder LM, Chiang MC, Loeza-Alcocer E, Omori Y, Hachisuka J, Sheahan T, Adelman PC, Sypek EI, Fulton SA, Friedman RL, Wright MC, Duque MG, Lee YS, Hu Z, Huang H, Cai X, Gale JR, Nagarajan V, Hirai T, Meerschaert KA, Scherrer G, Kaplan DH, Porreca F, Davis BM, Gold MS, Koerber HR, Ross SE. Kappa Opioid Receptor Distribution and Function in Primary Afferents. Neuron. 2018 Sep 19;99(6):1274-1288.e6. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2018.08.044. PMID: 30236284

Hachisuka J, Omori Y, Chiang MC, Koerber HR, Ross SE. Wind-up in lamina I spinoparabrachial neurons: a role for reverberatory circuits. Pain. 2018 Mar 23.doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000001229. PMID: 29578943

Hachisuka J, Chiang MC, Ross SE. Itch and Neuropathic Itch. Pain. 2018. Jan 2; doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000001141. PMID: 29389746

Zhao Y, Sivaji S, Chiang MC, Cheng A, Haadi A, Guo Z, Reed A, Kodali R, Borowski J, Frost G, Beukema P, Wills ZP. Amyloid Beta Peptides Block New Synapse Assembly by Nogo Receptor Mediated Inhibition of T-Type Calcium Channels. Neuron. 2017. Oct 11;96(2):355-372.e6. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2017.09.041. PMID: 29024660.

Thesis Advisor
Ross, Sarah
Neuroscience (CNUP)
Dissertation Title

Divergent neural pathways emanating from the lateral parabrachial nucleus mediate distinct components of the pain response

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