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Roland Staud, MD

Roland Staud, MD
Professor of Medicine





MD Freie Universitat, Berlin, Germany
Residency Englewood Hospital, Englewood, NJ Internal Medicine
Fellowship New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY Rheumatology

Clinical Interests:

  • Chronic Muscle and Join Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Chronic Fatigue
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
  • Osteoporosis-Adult
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scleroderma
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Research Interest:

  • “Sensory Testing in Patients with Fibromyalgia”
  • “Double-Blind Randomized Controlled Pilot Study of Topical Ibuprofen Gel in Osteoarthritis”
  • “T-cell Reactivity in Patients with Wegener’s Granulomatosis and Panartertitis Nodosa”
  • “Anti-Neutrophilic Cytoplasmic Antibodies in Patients with Cystic Fibrosis”

Research supported by the National Institute of Health (NIH)

Recent Publications:

  • Bosma RL, Mojarad EA, Leung L, Pukall C, Staud R, Stroman PW. FMRI of spinal and supra-spinal correlates of temporal pain summation in fibromyalgia patients. Hum Brain Mapp. 2016 Jan 9. PMID: 26749315.
  • Boissoneault J, Letzen J, Lai S, O’Shea A, Craggs J, Robinson M, Staud R. Abnormal resting state functional connectivity in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome: An arterial spin-labeling fMRI study. Magn Reson Imaging. 2015 Dec 17. pii: S0730-725X(15)00303-3. PMID: 26708036.
  • Vatthauer KE, Craggs JG, Robinson ME, Staud R, Berry RB, Perlstein WM, McCrae CS.  Sleep is associated with task-negative brain activity in fibromyalgia participants with comorbid chronic insomnia. J Pain Res. 2015 Nov 12;8:819-27. PMID: 26648751.
  • Kisaalita N, Hurley RW, Staud R, Robinson ME. Placebo use in pain management: a mechanism-based educational intervention enhances placebo treatment acceptability. J Pain. 2015 Nov 18.  PMID: 26604097.
  • Anderson RJ, Hurley RW, Staud R, Robinson ME. Cognitive-Motivational Influences on Health Behavior Change in Adults with Chronic Pain. Pain Med. 2015 Oct 6. PMID: 26441145.

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