Description of Research Expertise:
Research related to pain including the use of new pain medications, brain function in people with pain, complementary and alternative therapies, and new methodologies for understanding how patients report their pain in clinical trials. Current research includes ongoing studies of acupuncture for the treatment of pain in osteo-arthritis patients and chronic fatigue in cancer patients, brain imaging of patients with pain, and studies of cancer treatment related pain.
Gewandter JS, McDermott MP, He H, Gao S, Cai X, Farrar JT, Katz NP Markman JD, Senn S, Turk DC, Dworkin RH: Demonstrating heterogeneity of treatment effects among patients: an overlooked but important step toward precision medicine. Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics : 2019.
Kudel I, Hopps M, Cappelleri JC, Sadosky A, King-Concialdi K, Liebert R, Parsons B, Hlavacek P, Alexander AH, DiBonaventura MD, Markman JD, Farrar JT, Stacey BR: Characteristics of patients with neuropathic pain syndromes screened by the painDETECT questionnaire and diagnosed by physician exam. Journal of Pain Research 12 : 255-268,2019.
Hersh EV, Secreto S, Wang S, Giannakopoulos H, Mousavian M, Lesavoy B, Hutcheson MC, Farrar JT, Wang P, Doyle G, Cooper SA: A Proof-of-Concept Study Using Quantitative Sensory Threshold Analysis to Compare 2 Intraoral Topical Anesthetics. Clinical Therapeutics : 2019.
Hwang J, Koo GK, De Palm SE, Sigafus K, Farrar JT, Clapp JT, Lane-Fall MB, Nazarian SM: Inpatient Pain Medication Administration: Understanding the Process and Its Delays. The Journal of Surgical Research 232 : 49-55,2018.
Mao JJ, Farrar JT: Acupuncture for Aromatase Inhibitor-Related Joint Pain Among Breast Cancer Patients. JAMA 4 (320): 2269-2270,2018.
Forsmark CE, Andersen DK, Farrar JT, Golden M, Habtezion A, Husain SZ, Li L, Mayerle J, Pandol SJ, Uc A, Zhu Z, Yadav D: Accelerating the Drug Delivery Pipeline for Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis: Summary of the Working Group on Drug Development and Trials in Chronic Pancreatitis at the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Workshop. Pancreas 47 (10): 2018.
Patel KV, Allen R, Burke L, Farrar JT, Gewandter JS, Gilron I, Katz NP, Markman JD, Marshall SF, Resnick M, Rice ASC, Rowbotham MC, Smith SM, Vanhove GF, Wasan AD, Zhang S, Dworkin RH, Turk DC: Evaluation of composite responder outcomes of pain intensity and physical function in neuropathic pain clinical trials: an ACTTION individual patient data analysis. Pain 159 (11): 2018.
Bhasin S, Ellenberg SS, Storer TW, Basaria S, Pahor M, Stephens-Shields AJ, Cauley JA, Ensrud KE, Farrar JT, Cella D, Matsumoto AM, Cunningham GR, Swerdloff RS, Wang C, Lewis CE, Molitch ME, Barrett-Connor E, Crandall JP, Hou X, Preston P, Cifelli D, Snyder PJ, Gill TM.: Effect of testosterone replacement on measures of mobility in older men with mobility limitation and low testosterone concentrations: secondary analyses of the Testosterone Trials. Teh Lancet, Diabetes & Endocrinology 6 (11): 879-890,2018.
Massey SL, Shou H, Clancy R, DiGiovine M, Fitzgerald MP, Fung FW, Farrar JT, Abend NS: Interrater and Intrarater Agreement in Neonatal Electroencephalogram Background Scoring. Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology : 2018.
Smith SM, Jensen MP, He H, Kitt R, Koch J, Pan A, Burke LB, Farrar JT, McDermott MP, Turk DC, Dworkin RH: A Comparison of the Assay Sensitivity of Average and Worst Pain Intensity in Pharmacologic Trials: An ACTTION Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. The Journal of Pain: Official Journal of The American Pain Society 19 (9): 953-960,2018.