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Two Decades of Groundbreaking Research

For two decades, Logan University has collaborated with researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital, the largest teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, to better understand the neuroscience underlying integrative medicine approaches to health care. To date, the collaboration has produced more than two dozen papers published in a variety of prestigious journals, including groundbreaking studies on acupuncture, chronic pain, spinal manipulation and vagus nerve stimulation. “Every clinician has a guess as to what’s going on when you conduct care,” said Norman Kettner, DC, DACBR, FICC, dean of research and professor emeritus of Logan’s Department of Radiology. “We’ve spent the last 20 …

Logan Ranks in Missouri and Southern Illinois’ Largest Research Universities List

Logan University was featured in the St. Louis Business Journal’s 2019 Largest Missouri and Southern Illinois Research Universities list, ranked by research funding received in 2019. In 2019, Logan University faculty, students and residents conducted research in diagnostic imaging, musculoskeletal ultrasound, chronic pain and functional neuroimaging. More specifically, the University’s collaboration with Massachusetts General Hospital has resulted in more than two dozen papers, including groundbreaking studies on acupuncture, chronic pain, spinal manipulation and vagus nerve stimulation. Also of note in 2019, researchers from Logan collaborated with SPIRITT  Research Institute, a clinical research organization based in Town & Country, Missouri, on a phase 1 …

Research Roundup: Carpal Tunnel & Digestive Disease Week

Carpal Tunnel Research First year Logan Radiology Resident Jake Halverson, DC published his first case report with the SN Comprehensive Clinical Medicine Journal. His report, “Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Secondary to Ganglion Cyst, with Denervation of Abductor Pollicis Brevis” can be read here. In collaboration with Claude Pierre-Jerome, MD, PhD, associate professor of radiology and researcher at Oslo University in Norway, and Logan’s Dean of Research and Professor Emeritus Norman Kettner, DC, DACBR, FICC, Dr. Halverson discusses Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), a medical condition which results from too much pressure or tension on nerves in the wrist. CTS is the most …