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.
Congratulations to Alina Nicoara, MD, on being chosen as the first-ever recipient of the Echo Week Co-Directors’ Award from the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists for her expertise in this field!
Dr. Annemarie Thompson takes us to the moment her Match Class of 2021 was unveiled and explains why this year was a record-breaking recruitment season for Duke Anesthesiology.
Congratulations to Dr. Adeyemi Olufolabi on receiving a Fulbright Global Scholar Award which will allow him to educate anesthesia providers and students in Rwanda on high-risk obstetrics.
Congratulations to Anne Cherry, MD, on receiving a one-year, $50,000 grant for research aimed at identifying new interventions for a devastating complication in cardiac transplant patients.
Congratulations to Madan Kwatra, PhD, on receiving nearly $100,000 for a study that will test the efficacy of a specific class of drugs in the fight against glioblastoma.
In an Anesthesiology News article, Dr. Ashraf Habib shares insight about his study that prompted a department-wide protocol regarding analgesic needs of women with post-labor perineal lacerations.
A team of investigators aim to improve patient outcomes by evaluating the efficacy and safety of inotropic agent, levosimendan, in patients with left ventricular dysfunction undergoing cardiac surgery.
A new study at Duke reveals pre and postoperative anemia are significant predictors of postoperative acute kidney injury and is the first to examine outcomes of patients undergoing cardiac surgery.
Congratulations to William Maixner, DDS, PhD, on his new appointment in a society that aims to transform public policy and clinical practice to reduce pain-related issues.
Congratulations to Drs. Annemarie Thompson and Madhav Swaminathan on receiving $50,000 in funding for a project expected to have a significant impact on health care delivery and management.
As featured in The Chronicle, Dr. Padma Gulur explains her medical team’s new approach to achieve value-based health care at Duke Perioperative Pain Care and clinics nationwide.