Fadel Zeidan, PhD

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Role

Assistant Professor of Neurobiology and Anatomy

Associate Director of Neuroscience at the Wake Forest Center for Integrative Medicine

Institution

Wake Forest School of Medicine, Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy

Education

PhD, Experimental Health Psychology, UNC Charlotte

Research Interests

Health psychology; cognitive and affective neuroscience; emotion regulation; self-regulation; mindfulness meditation; placebo; expectations; beliefs; meta-awareness; consciousness; depression; anxiety; fibromyalgia; low-back pain; cancer-pain; functional neuroimaging; psychophysics

Dr. Zeidan's programmatic line of research is focused on determining the neural mechanisms that mediate the relationship between self-regulatory practices and health.  He is especially interested in determining if and how mindfulness-based mental training regimens affect pain and self-referential processing.  He is currently conducting studies to examine the effects of mindfulness meditation on a spectrum of chronic pain outcomes.  Dr. Zeidan is currently a K99/R00 scholar and was awarded the 2014 Mitchell Max Award for Research Excellence by the National Institutes of Health for his work on mindfulness meditation and pain.

Contact

Phone: 336-716-4284

Email: fzeidan@wakehealth.edu

Quick Reference

Neurobiology & Anatomy

Phone 336-716-4368

Dr. Barry E. Stein
Chairman

bestein@wakehealth.edu

Dr. Barry E. Stein, Chairman
Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy
Wake Forest School of Medicine
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Winston-Salem, NC  27157-1010
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