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Rajendra                       Badgaiyan

Rajendra D. Badgaiyan MD

Department of Psychiatry

Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University at Buffalo; Assistant Professor, Harvard University; Psychiatrist, WNY VAMC, Buffalo, NY

Specialty/Research Focus

Addictions; Drug abuse; Geriatric Psychiatry; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Neurobiology; Neurodegenerative disorders; Pathophysiology; Psychiatry; Signal Transduction

 
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Education and Training:
  • MS, Harvard University (2008)
  • Residency, Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School (2003)
  • MA, Bhopal University (1984)
  • MD, Gandhi Medical College (1982)
  • MBBS, Gandhi Medical College (1978)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Oregon
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Pittsburgh
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Cognitive Neuroscience, Harvard University
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Nuclear Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Employment:
  • Medical Director, Out-Patient Chemical Dependency Clinic, Erie County Medical Center (2011-present)
  • House Physician, Veteran's Administration Medical Center (2010-present)
  • Associate Professor, University at Buffalo (2009-present)
  • Assistant Professor, Radiology, Harvard Medical School (2002-present)
  • Associate Neuroscientist, Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital (2005–2009)
  • Fellow, Shriner's Hospital (2005–2009)
  • Assistant Neuroscientist, Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital (2001–2005)
  • Clinical Fellow, Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Harvard Medical School (1999–2003)
  • Instructor, Radiology, Harvard Medical School (2001)
  • Research Associate, Psychology, Harvard University (1998–2001)
  • Post Doctoral Fellow, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh (1997–1998)
  • Lecturer, Univeristy of Texas (1996)
  • Research Associate, Institute of Cognitive and Descision Sciences, University of Oregon (1995–1996)
  • Associate Professor, Physiology, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, India (1992–1995)
  • Assistant Professor, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, India (1986–1992)
  • Assistant Professor, Physiology, Medical College, Rohtak, India (1994–1986)
  • Instructor, Physiology, Gandhi Medical College, India (1979–1984)
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Awards and Honors:
  • Significant Contributor (2007)
  • Selected Contributor (2006)
  • Harvard-MIT Clinical Investigator Fellowship (2006)
  • Significant Contributer (2005)
  • Significant Contributer (2004)
  • Dana Foundation International Fellow (2004)
  • Best Paper Award (2004)
  • Solomon Award (2002)
  • Dupont Warren Fellowship (2002)
  • Livingston Award (2002)
  • B. K. Anand National Research Prize (1991)
  • Best Paper Award (1991)

Research Centers:
  • Center for Children and Families
  • Buffalo Neuroimaging Analysis Center
UB 2020 Strategic Strengths:
  • Molecular Recognition in Biological Systems and Bioinformatics
Grants and Sponsored Research:
  • April 2012–March 2016
    VA Merit Review Award
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $645,559
  • January 2009–December 2013
    Shriners Hospital
    Shriners Hospital
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $733,625
  • September 2008–November 2012
    Dopamine neurotransmission in ADHD
    NIH/NIMH
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $510,750
  • April 2006–March 2009
    American Heart Association (Vidal Melo)
    American Heart Association
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $100,000
  • January 2006–December 2008
    Brain and Immuno-Imaging grant
    Dana Foundation
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $100,000
  • January 2005–December 2008
    Shriners Hospital for Children
    Shriners Hospital
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $450,000
  • April 2005–March 2008
    This research examined dopaminergic involvement in human cognitive processing.
    NIH
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $464,750
  • January 2002–December 2003
    Dupont Warren Foundation
    Harvard Medical School
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $45,000
  • January 2002–December 2003
    Livingstone Foundation
    Livingstone Foundation
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $10,000
  • January 1997–February 1998
    MacArthur Foundation
    MacArthur Foundation
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $35,000
  • June 1995–September 1997
    McDonnell and Pew Memorial Trust Fellowship
    McDonnell and Pew Memorial Fellowship
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $24,000
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Journal Articles:
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Professional Memberships:
  • Society of Nuclear Medicine; Member of the Society of Nuclear Medicine, 2004 (2004)
  • American Psychiatric Association; Member of the American Psychiatric Association, 2001 (2001)
  • Society for Neuroscience; Member of the Society of Neuroscience, 1997 (1997)
  • Organization of Human Brain Mapping; Member of the Organization of Human Brain Mapping, 1997 (1997)
  • New York Academy of Sciences; Member of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1997 (1997)
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science; Member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1996 (1996)
  • Cognitive Neuroscience Society; Member of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, 1995 (1995)
  • International Brain Research Organization; Member of the International Brain Research Organization, 1989 (1989)
  • International Union of Physiological Sciences; Member of the International Union of Physiological Sciences, 1989 (1989)
  • Association of Physiologists and Pharmacologists of India; Member of the Association of Physiologists and Pharmacologists of India, 1979 (1979)
Presentations:
  • "Detection of Dopamine Released in the Human Brain During Cognitive Processing" 3rd Annual World Congress of Neuro Talk, International Neuroscience Conference (2012)
  • "Neuroimaging of Consciousness" International Society of Health, Conference on Medicine and Beyond (2011)
  • "Interaction between Conscious and Nonconscious Processes: Evidence from Neuroimaging Experiments" International Memory Disorders Research Society, Special symposium lecture (2011)
  • "Mapping of Dopamine rRelease in Executive Inhibition" 17th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping (2011)
  • "Detection. Mapping and Measurement of dopamine released in the human brain during behavioral and cognitive processing" 5th Annual Conference on Molecular Imaging in Drug Discovery and Development (2011)
  • "Neurobiology and Clinical Correlates of Nonconscious Mind" Cognitive Neuroscience Colloquium, SUNY at Buffalo (2010)
  • "Advances in Dopamine Imaging" 28th Annual Meeting of the Eastern Great Lakes Chapter of the Society of Nuclear Medicine (2010)
  • "Dynamic Neurotransmitter Imaging: A Novel tool to study psychiatric conditions" Grand Rounds, Buffalo Psychiatric Institute and the University at Buffalo (2010)
  • "Neurotransmiiter imaging. A novel technique to study the brain and behavior" Symposium on Neurodegenerative Diseases and Stem Cell Therapeutics, SUNY (2010)
  • "Dynamic Neurotransmitter Imaging: An Emerging Neuroimaging Technique" Grand Rounds, Buffalo General Hospital (2010)
  • "Dynamic neurotransmitter imaging: An emerging neuroimaging technique" , University of Wisconson (2009)
  • "Neurotransmitter imaging: A novel technique to study psychiatric conditions" Grand Rounds, University of Massachusetts Medical Center (2009)
  • "Dynamic Neurotransmitter imaging" , Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women's Hospital (2009)
  • "Dynamic Neurotransmitter Imaging: Is it the Future of Psychiatric Research" New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University, Special lecture (2009)
  • "Molecular Imaging, Response Inhibition and ADHD" Annual Congres of the European Association of Nuclear Medicine (2008)
  • "Mind, Brain and Body: A Neuroscience Perspective" 4th International Symposium on Consciousness, Keynote Speaker (2007)
  • "Neurobiology of Conscious Mind: A Neurocognitive Perspective" Pandit Ravishankar University, Guest Speaker (2006)
  • "Nonconscious processing in health and disese: Neuroanatomy and Clinical Correlates" Indian Medical Association, Special Guest lecture (2006)
  • "Neurobiology of Consciousness" International Conference on Consciousness, University of Connecticut Medical Center (2005)
  • "Detection of Striatal Dopamine Released During an Explicit Motor Memory Task" Society of Nuclear Medicine, Neurosciences Young Investigator Award Symposium (2004)
  • "The Nonconscious Mind: Neuroanatomy and Clinical Correlates" All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Special Guest Lecture (2003)
  • "Demonstration of Stiatal Dopamine Release During Cognitive Activation" Grand Rounds, Massachusetts General Hospital (2003)
  • "Demonstration of Striatal Dopamine Release During Cognitive Activation" Grand Rounds, Massachusetts General Hospital (2003)
  • "Neuroanatomy of Conscious and Non-Conscious Mind: Cortical processing and clinical implications" Grand Rounds, VA System & Harvard Medical School (2003)
  • "Cognition Without Awareness: A Neuroimaging Study" Solomon Award Talk, Harvard Medical School (2002)
  • "Cross-talk between conscious and non-conscious mind: Cortical mechanisms and clinical implications." Grand Rounds, Medical College of Ohio (2002)
  • "Hippocampal Activation During Priming of New Associations" Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience (2002)
  • "Implicit and Explicit Memory" Grand Rounds, Harvard Medical School (2000)
  • "Cortical correlates of memory and conscious awareness" Third International Symposium on Cognition, Education and Mental Health, Banaras Hindu University, Keynote address (1999)
  • "Memory: current concepts and recent neuroimaging data" Harvard Psychiatry Day, Harvard Medical School (1999)
  • "PET Study of Auditory Priming" Department of Psychology, Harvard University (1999)
  • "Cognitive Influences of Implicit Memory: Cortical Mechanisms of Implicit and Explicit Recall" Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic (1998)
  • "Ionic regulation of motivational behavior" Gauss Symposium lecture (1993)
  • "Anionic control of behavior" Second Annual Conference of the Association of Biomedical Scientists, Special Guest lecture (1992)
  • "Central regulation of motivation" , University of Iowa (1991)
  • "Enhanced drinking following ICV infusions of choline chloride" Second Congress of Asian and Oceanian Physiological Societies, Special Invited symposium lecture (1990)
  • "Anionic influences on feeding and dipsogenic responses" King's College, Invited Lecturer (1989)
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Service Activities:
  • School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences Faculty Council; Member (2010)
  • Postdoctoral Research Symposium; Judge for the PostdoctoralResearch Symposium at SUNY Buffalo, April 2012; Judge (2012)
  • Session on Cognitive Neuroscience in Neuro/Talk; Chairman, Session on Cognitive Neuroscience in Neuro/Talk, Beijing, China, May 2012; Chairman (2012)
  • Core Faculty for Geriatric Fellowship; Core faculty for Geriatric fellowship, Department of Psychiatry, University at Buffalo -2012; Member (2012)
  • World Medical Imaging Research; Member of the Editorial Board, World Medical Imaging Research, January 2012 - Present; Editorial Board Member (2012)
  • World Medical Laboratory Research; Member of the Editorial Board, World Medical Laboratory Research, January 2012 - Present; Editorial Board Member (2012)
  • The Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research; The Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research, reviewer for the grant applications in 2011 and 2012; External Reviewer (2011–2012)
  • Buprenorphine Clinic; Physician-in-Charge of the Buprenorphine Clinic, VA Medical Center, Buffalo, NY; Other (2011)
  • Current Medical Imaging and Review; Editorial commentator: Current Medical Imaging and Review: 2011; External Reviewer (2011)
  • German Research Foundation; German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft), reviewer for the grant applications in 2011; External Reviewer (2011)
  • Neurotransmitter Imaging of the Curent Medical Imaging and Review; Guest Editor, Special Issue on Neurotransmitter Imaging of the current Medical Imaging and Review in 2011; Guest Editor (2011)
  • Organizing Committee; Member, Organizing Committee, Conference on Medicine and Beyond, University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT, November 4-6, 2011; Member (2011)
  • Research Day; Research Day, Veteran's Administration of Western New York, Buffalo, NY, evaluated prize winning presentations in 2011.; External Reviewer (2011)
  • Scientific Committee; Member, Scientific Committee, Conference on Medicine and Beyond, University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT, November 4-6,2011; Moderator (2011)
  • Scientific Review Committee; Member of teh Scientific Review Committee, Veteran's Administration Medical Center, Buffalo, NY, to evaluate submitted grant applications in 2011; External Reviewer (2011)
  • Search Committee; Member of the Search Committee for Psychiatry faculty; Member (2011)
  • Search Committee; Member of the Search Committee for the Chief of Infectious Disease, University at Buffalo; Member (2011)
  • Session on Consciousness; Chairman, Session on Consciousness: Conference on Medicine and Beyond, University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT, November 4-6, 2011; Chairman (2011)
  • Open Journal of Neuroscience; Member of the Editorial Board, Open Journal of Neuroscience, 2011 - Present; Editorial Board Member (2011)
  • Open Journal of Philosophy; Editor, Open Journal of Philosophy since 2011; Editor (2011)
  • Outpatient Chemical Dependency Program; Medical Director of the Outpatient Chemical Dependency Program; Director (2011)
  • International Journal of Neuroprotection and Neutroregeneration; Member Editorial Board, International Journal of Neuroprotection and Neuroregeneration, September 2010 - Present; Editorial Board Member (2010)
  • The Open Nuclear Medicine Journal; The Open Nuclear Medicine Journal, May 2010 - Present; Editorial Board Member (2010)
  • Election Commmittee of the Hindu Cultural Society; Member of the Election Committee of the Hindu Cultural Society, 2010; Member (2010)
  • Core committee for Translational Research; Member core committee for Translational Research and in-charge of Neuroimaging core, SUNY at Buffalo; Member (2010)
  • Consciousness and Cognition; Editorial Commentator: Consciousness and Cognition, 2009-2012; External Reviewer (2009–2012)
  • Italian Ministry of Science; Italiam Ministry of Science reviewer for the grant applications in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012; External Reviewer (2009–2012)
  • Envy Theory; Envy Theory by Frank Ninivaggi. Publisher: Rawmann and Littlefield, 2009 (My comment onn the page cover); Book Reviewer (2009)
  • Organizing Committee; Member, Organizing Committee, Conference on Medicine and Beyond, University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT, November 4-6, 2009; Member (2009)
  • Scientific Committee; Chairman, Scientific Committee, Conference on Medicine and Beyond, University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT, November 4-6, 2009; Chairman (2009)
  • The Somatotrophic Axis in Brain Function: Recent Knowledge in GH and Their Role in the Central Nervous System; The Somatotrophic Axis in Brain Function: Recent Knowledge in GH and Growth Factors and their Role in the Central Nervous System by Fred Nyberg. Publisher: Elsevier Press, 2000; Book Reviewer (2009)
  • Board of Trustees of the Hindu Cultural Society of Western New York; Member of the board of Trustees on the Hindu Cultural Society of Western New York, 2009 - Present; Member (2009)
  • Covener; Covener, Buffalo Imaging Group, University at Buffalo; Co-Director (2009)
  • Molecular Imaging Laboratory; Director, Molecular Imaging Laboratory, University at Buffalo; Director (2009)
  • PhilPapers; PhilPapers: Editor of the Conscious and Unconscious Memory section since 2009; Editor (2009)
  • Addiction Clinic; Medical Director, Addiction Clinic, Norton Health Care, MA; Director (2008–2009)
  • Scientific Committee; Member, Scientific Committee, 4th International symposium on consciousness, Mayo clinic, Rochester, MN, October 6, 2007; Chairman (2007)
  • Organizing Committee; Member, Organizing Committee, 4th International Symposium on Consciousness; Member (2007)
  • Session on diseases of the brain; Chairman, Session on diseases of the brain in 2nd International Congress of the chronic diseases and their Management. Banaras Hindu University, India, September 13 2005 - September 15, 2005; Chairman (2005)
  • Psychiatric Molecular Imaging; Director, Psychiatric Molecular Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston; Director (2004–2009)
  • Elements; Member of the Editorial Board - Elements - 2004-Present; Editorial Board Member (2004)
  • Board of Advisors; Member of the Board of Advisers, of Vendanta Today, an international nonprofit organization to promote scientific investigation of consciousness; Member (1998)
  • Board of Advisors; Member of the Board of advisers of International Society of Ayurveda and Health; Member (1995)
  • Research and Development; Director, Research and Development, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, India; Director (1993–1995)
  • Curriculum and Syllabus Committee; Chairman, Curriculum and Syllabus Committee, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, India; Chair (1992–1995)
  • Medical Teachers Association; President, Medical Teachers Association, Banaras Hindu University, India; President (1992–1994)
  • Administrative and Chief Warden Medical Hostels; Administrative and Chief Warden Medical Hostels: Banaras Hindu University, India; Administrator (1988–1994)
  • Behavioral Research Laboratory; Director, Behavior Research Laboratory, Banaras Hindu University, India; Director (1986–1995)
  • Promotions Committee; Member of the Promotions Committee, Department of Psychiatry, SUNY at Buffalo, NY, 2011 - Present; Member

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Email: rbrb@buffalo.edu

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