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profileAndrew Cei Ahn, M.D.

TitleAssistant Professor of Radiology
InstitutionMassachusetts General Hospital
AddressMassachusetts General Hospital
Radiology, Rm 2301
149 13th Street
Charlestown MA 02129
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R21AT005249     (AHN, ANDREW C)Aug 1, 2009 - Aug 29, 2012
Electrical Potential at Acupuncture Points: Using a Novel Biokelvin Probe
Role: Principal Investigator

K23AT003238     (AHN, ANDREW C)Sep 30, 2005 - Sep 29, 2010
Biophysics of Acupuncture: Electrical Properties of Loose Connective Tissue
Role: Principal Investigator

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  1. Gow BJ, Hausdorff JM, Manor B, Lipsitz LA, Macklin EA, Bonato P, Novak V, Peng CK, Ahn AC, Wayne PM. Can Tai Chi training impact fractal stride time dynamics, an index of gait health, in older adults? Cross-sectional and randomized trial studies. PLoS One. 2017; 12(10):e0186212. PMID: 29020106.
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  2. Ma Y, Tseng PH, Ahn A, Wu MS, Ho YL, Chen MF, Peng CK. Cardiac Autonomic Alteration and Metabolic Syndrome: An Ambulatory ECG-based Study in A General Population. Sci Rep. 2017 Mar 14; 7:44363. PMID: 28290487.
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  3. Zhou Y, Hu X, Tang Z, Ahn AC. Sparse representation-based ECG signal enhancement and QRS detection. Physiol Meas. 2016 Dec; 37(12):2093-2110. PMID: 27811395.
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  4. Gow BJ, Peng CK, Wayne PM, Ahn AC. Entropy. Multiscale Entropy Analysis of Center-of-Pressure Dynamics in Human Postural Control: Methodological Considerations. 2015; 12(17):7926-7947.
  5. Li W, Ahn A. Effect of Acupuncture Manipulations at LI4 or LI11 on Blood Flow and Skin Temperature. J Acupunct Meridian Stud. 2016 Jun; 9(3):128-33. PMID: 27342886.
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  6. Wayne PM, Gow BJ, Costa MD, Peng CK, Lipsitz LA, Hausdorff JM, Davis RB, Walsh JN, Lough M, Novak V, Yeh GY, Ahn AC, Macklin EA, Manor B. Complexity-Based Measures Inform Effects of Tai Chi Training on Standing Postural Control: Cross-Sectional and Randomized Trial Studies. PLoS One. 2014; 9(12):e114731. PMID: 25494333; PMCID: PMC4262457.
  7. Gow BJ, Cheng JL, Baikie ID, Martinsen OG, Zhao M, Smith S, Ahn AC. Electrical potential of acupuncture points: use of a noncontact scanning Kelvin probe. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2012; 2012:632838. PMID: 23320033; PMCID: PMC3541002.
  8. Wayne PM, Manor B, Novak V, Costa MD, Hausdorff JM, Goldberger AL, Ahn AC, Yeh GY, Peng CK, Lough M, Davis RB, Quilty MT, Lipsitz LA. A systems biology approach to studying Tai Chi, physiological complexity and healthy aging: design and rationale of a pragmatic randomized controlled trial. Contemp Clin Trials. 2013 Jan; 34(1):21-34. PMID: 23026349; PMCID: PMC3638751.
  9. Delwig A, Logan AM, Copenhagen DR, Ahn AH. Light evokes melanopsin-dependent vocalization and neural activation associated with aversive experience in neonatal mice. PLoS One. 2012; 7(9):e43787. PMID: 23028470; PMCID: PMC3441538.
  10. Li W, Ahn AC. Pulsatile hemodynamics of hypertension: systematic review of aortic input impedance. J Hypertens. 2012 Aug; 30(8):1493-9. PMID: 22635138; PMCID: PMC4179285.
  11. Ahn AC, Gow BJ, Martinsen OG, Zhao M, Grodzinsky AJ, Baikie ID. Applying the Kelvin probe to biological tissues: theoretical and computational analyses. Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys. 2012 Jun; 85(6 Pt 1):061901. PMID: 23005121; PMCID: PMC4648617.
  12. Colbert AP, Spaulding KP, Ahn AC, Cutro JA. Clinical utility of electrodermal activity at acupuncture points: a narrative review. Acupunct Med. 2011 Dec; 29(4):270-5. PMID: 22002962.
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  13. Li W, Ahn AC. Subcutaneous fascial bands--a qualitative and morphometric analysis. PLoS One. 2011; 6(9):e23987. PMID: 21931632; PMCID: PMC3169545.
  14. Ahn AC, Kaptchuk TJ. Spatial anisotropy analyses of subcutaneous tissue layer: potential insights into its biomechanical characteristics. J Anat. 2011 Oct; 219(4):515-24. PMID: 21722103; PMCID: PMC3196756.
  15. Colbert AP, Spaulding K, Larsen A, Ahn AC, Cutro JA. Electrodermal activity at acupoints: literature review and recommendations for reporting clinical trials. J Acupunct Meridian Stud. 2011 Mar; 4(1):5-13. PMID: 21440875.
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  16. Macuha F, Ahn A, Graham R. Necrotizing fasciitis associated with acupuncture: a case report. J Hosp Med. 2010 Nov-Dec; 5(9):565-6. PMID: 20578048.
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  17. Ahn AC, Nahin RL, Calabrese C, Folkman S, Kimbrough E, Shoham J, Haramati A. Applying principles from complex systems to studying the efficacy of CAM therapies. J Altern Complement Med. 2010 Sep; 16(9):1015-22. PMID: 20715978; PMCID: PMC3110804.
  18. Ahn AC, Park M, Shaw JR, McManus CA, Kaptchuk TJ, Langevin HM. Electrical impedance of acupuncture meridians: the relevance of subcutaneous collagenous bands. PLoS One. 2010 Jul 30; 5(7):e11907. PMID: 20689594; PMCID: PMC2912845.
  19. Ahn AC, Schnyer R, Conboy L, Laufer MR, Wayne PM. Electrodermal measures of Jing-Well points and their clinical relevance in endometriosis-related chronic pelvic pain. J Altern Complement Med. 2009 Dec; 15(12):1293-305. PMID: 19958132; PMCID: PMC2876713.
  20. Ahn AC, Grodzinsky AJ. Relevance of collagen piezoelectricity to "Wolff's Law": a critical review. Med Eng Phys. 2009 Sep; 31(7):733-41. PMID: 19286413; PMCID: PMC2771333.
  21. Napadow V, Ahn A, Longhurst J, Lao L, Stener-Victorin E, Harris R, Langevin HM. The status and future of acupuncture mechanism research. J Altern Complement Med. 2008 Sep; 14(7):861-9. PMID: 18803495; PMCID: PMC3155097.
  22. Ahn AC, Colbert AP, Anderson BJ, Martinsen OG, Hammerschlag R, Cina S, Wayne PM, Langevin HM. Electrical properties of acupuncture points and meridians: a systematic review. Bioelectromagnetics. 2008 May; 29(4):245-56. PMID: 18240287.
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  23. Ahn AC, Martinsen OG. Electrical characterization of acupuncture points: technical issues and challenges. J Altern Complement Med. 2007 Oct; 13(8):817-24. PMID: 17983337; PMCID: PMC2386953.
  24. Ahn AC, Bennani T, Freeman R, Hamdy O, Kaptchuk TJ. Two styles of acupuncture for treating painful diabetic neuropathy--a pilot randomised control trial. Acupunct Med. 2007 Jun; 25(1-2):11-7. PMID: 17641562.
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  25. Gardiner P, Graham R, Legedza AT, Ahn AC, Eisenberg DM, Phillips RS. Factors associated with herbal therapy use by adults in the United States. Altern Ther Health Med. 2007 Mar-Apr; 13(2):22-9. PMID: 17405675.
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  26. Ahn AC, Tewari M, Poon CS, Phillips RS. The clinical applications of a systems approach. PLoS Med. 2006 Jul; 3(7):e209. PMID: 16683861; PMCID: PMC1459481.
  27. Ahn AC, Tewari M, Poon CS, Phillips RS. The limits of reductionism in medicine: could systems biology offer an alternative? PLoS Med. 2006 May; 3(6):e208. PMID: 16681415; PMCID: PMC1459480.
  28. Ahn AC, Ngo-Metzger Q, Legedza AT, Massagli MP, Clarridge BR, Phillips RS. Complementary and alternative medical therapy use among Chinese and Vietnamese Americans: prevalence, associated factors, and effects of patient-clinician communication. Am J Public Health. 2006 Apr; 96(4):647-53. PMID: 16380575; PMCID: PMC1470548.
  29. Ahn AC, Wu J, Badger GJ, Hammerschlag R, Langevin HM. Electrical impedance along connective tissue planes associated with acupuncture meridians. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2005 May 09; 5:10. PMID: 15882468; PMCID: PMC1142259.
  30. Ahn AC, Kaptchuk TJ. Advancing acupuncture research. Altern Ther Health Med. 2005 May-Jun; 11(3):40-5. PMID: 15943131.
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  31. Graham RE, Ahn AC, Davis RB, O'Connor BB, Eisenberg DM, Phillips RS. Use of complementary and alternative medical therapies among racial and ethnic minority adults: results from the 2002 National Health Interview Survey. J Natl Med Assoc. 2005 Apr; 97(4):535-45. PMID: 15868773; PMCID: PMC2568705.
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