Vice Chair for Research

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  • University of Copenhagen - MD
  • Institute of Neuropathology, University of Copenhagen - PhD (Neurobiology)
  • Duke University 1993 - Primary care/Family Medicine
  • Duke University 1994-96 - Anesthesiology Residency
  • Duke University 1990-92 - High-resolution Magnetic Resonance Imaging Fellowship

Research Interests:
  • Metabolomics & Effect of Anesthesia, Biomarkers & imaging

Recent Publications:
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  • Azim S, Nicholson J, Rebecchi MJ, Galbavy W, Feng T, Reinsel R, Volkow ND, Benveniste H, Kaczocha M. Endocannabinoids and acute pain after total knee arthroplasty. Pain. 2015 Feb;156(2):341-347
  • Benveniste H, Hof PR, Nedergaard M, Bechter K. Modern Cerebrospinal Fluid Flow Research and Heinrich Quincke's Seminal 1872 Paper on the Distribution of Cinnabar in Freely Moving Animals. J Comp Neurol. 2015 Aug 15;523(12):1748-55
  • Volkow N, Wang G-J, Shokri-Kojori E, Fowler J, Benveniste H, Tomasi D. Alcohol Decreases Baseline Brain Glucose Metabolism more in Heavy Drinkers than Controls but has no effect on Stimulation-Induced Metabolic Increases. J Neurosci. 2015 Feb 18;35(7):3248-55
  • Nicholson J, Azim S, Rebecchi MJ, Galbavy W, Feng T, Reinsel R, Rizwan S, Fowler CJ, Benveniste H, Kaczocha M. Leptin Levels Are Negatively Correlated with 2-Arachidonoylglycerol in the Cerebrospinal Fluid of Patients with Osteoarthritis. PLoS One. 2015 Apr 2;10(4)
  • Makaryus R, Lee H, Feng T, Park J-H, Nedergaard M, Jacob Z, Enikolopov G, Benveniste H. Brain maturation in neonatal rodents is impeded by sevoflurane anesthesia. Anesthesiology. 2015 Sep;123(3):557-68
  • Jorgensen A, Benveniste H, Knudsen GM, Mikkelsen JD, Hanson LG, Fink-Jensen A, Paulson OB. Regional brain volumes, diffusivity, and metabolite changes after electroconvulsive therapy for severe depression. Acta Psychiatr Scand. 2015 Jul 3
  • Lee H, Xie L, Yu M, Kang H, Feng T, Deane R, Logan J, Nedergaard M, Benveniste H. The Effect of Body Posture on Brain Glymphatic Transport. J Neurosci. 2015 Aug 5; 35(31):11034 –44