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David Borsook MD PhD is Professor of Anesthesiology at Boston Children’s Hospital and the Director of the Pain and Imaging Neuroscience (P.A.I.N.) Group at Boston Children’s, MGH and McLean Hospitals. He is a pioneer in the use of functional imaging in chronic pain, including migraine, and brain measure of analgesics in adults and children. Research by his group seeks to define brain biomarkers for disease state and treatment effects. He previously held positions including the Director of the Pain Division at the MGH, Chief Scientific Officer of a Biomedical Startup that focused on the use of imaging in Drug Development. He currently serves on NCCAM Council at NIH and has been on a number of NIH groups related to future research in chronic pain and headache. He has over 160 peer-reviewed publications and the lead editor of 3 books.

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