New research from Dr. Ru-Rong Ji’s lab reveals a pain-masking molecule in melanoma cells – a study that could predict which cancer patients would benefit from immunotherapy treatments.
Congratulations to Madan Kwatra, PhD, on being awarded a two-year, $763,200 grant to evaluate novel anti-cancer agents against glioblastoma subtypes - a personalized approach to treating the disease.
Congratulations to Quintin Quinones, MD, PhD, on receiving a $175,000 grant to investigate hibernation biology of the arctic ground squirrel to identify potential therapeutic targets for surgical/critical care patients.
A large crowd gathered to collaborate and celebrate the department’s excellence in research at this year’s 25th annual Academic Evening. View the highlights in this event wrap up!
Congratulations to the chief of the Women’s Anesthesia Division, Ashraf Habib, MB BCh, on being elected to the position of director at large at the society’s 49th annual meeting!
Duke Anesthesiology’s Dr. Paul Wischmeyer announces this new perioperative resource to improve patients’ lives; an initiative that highlights Duke’s collaborative research and clinical innovations in this emerging field.
Duke flags were lowered in honor of one of Duke Anesthesiology’s most distinguished emeritus faculty, a cardiac anesthesiologist whose groundbreaking research had a profound impact in the operating room.
Congratulations to Dr. Jeffrey Taekman on being awarded $108,668 in funding for his proposal to implement an interprofessional simulation-centric crisis resource management learning experience with Duke University Hospital.
The business magazine names Duke University among its 2017 list of “America’s Best Employers,” ranking the university 27th of 500 large institutions and companies across 25 industries!
Congratulations to William Maixner, DDS, PhD, on his appointment as the Joannes H. Karis, MD, Professor of Anesthesiology for demonstrating extraordinary scholarship in advancing science and improving human health.
Congratulations to Madan Kwatra, PhD, on receiving a $715,500 grant to study a novel chemotherapeutic agent that may help a wider subset of patients battling a deadly brain cancer.
Jeffrey Taekman, MD, receives nearly $70,000 in funding to explore the association between the administration of prebiotic galacto-oligosaccharides and pain, anxiety and cognitive function in the perioperative period.
For the fifth year in a row, Duke University, Duke Raleigh and Duke Regional hospitals earn an “A” for keeping patients safe from preventable medical errors, injuries, accidents and infections.
After receiving the accolade from the national fashion and culture magazine, Working@Duke hit the Duke University campus to ask some Dukies what they find hip about the Bull City!
Sven-Eric Jordt, PhD, an expert on noxious, reactive gases and vapors, is featured in TIME and ABC News on the use of tear gas as thousands of protestors take to the streets demanding new elections.
Duke Anesthesiology welcomes Dan Cantrell, a software architect and consultant for industry-leading companies who brings twenty years of extensive technical, managerial and customer interaction experience to the department.