Aura-Maria Hurtado, MD

Position: Research Fellow
Categories: Alumni
Dr. Hurtado was a Research Fellow in the Division of Neuropsychiatry and Neuromodulation at MGH.
Former Biography

Dr. Hurtado completed her medical training in Universidad del los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia. She was then recruited to investigate the use of several Neuromodulation techniques, like Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, to treat chronic pain at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Harvard Medical School. She then looked to apply this experience to study novel applications of these techniques to the treatment and disentangle neuropsychiatric conditions. She is currently a post-doctoral research fellow in the Laboratory of Neuropsychiatry and Neuromodulation at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School and is a part of the Photobiomodulation team. She is researching novel applications of transcranial Near-Infrared Light, like the modulation of connectivity of patients with Major Depressive Disorder or with Mild Cognitive Impairment.