Congratulations to Dr. Nazish Hashmi, a Cardiothoracic Anesthesia fellow, for receiving the Resident Travel Award from the Association of University Anesthesiologists (AUA) that was held at the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee, April 23–25, 2015. Her study titled “Effects of race and common genetic variation on therapeutic response disparities in postoperative atrial fibrillation” was presented during the Scientific Advisory Board Oral Session.
Two other Duke Anesthesiology faculty were selected to present their work in the SAB Oral Session:
- Dr. Niccolo Terrando (Division of Basic Sciences) – “Maresin 1 prevents neuroinflammation in a mouse model of postoperative cognitive decline”
- Dr. Quintin Quinones (Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia and Critical Care) – “Proteomic profiling and multi-color flow cytometry reveal species specific and hibernation-state specific differences in innate immunity, susceptibility to injury, and response to surgical ischemia-reperfusion between rats and arctic ground squirrels”