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.
Learn about Duke Perioperative Pain Care’s unique health care delivery model, aimed at improving patient outcomes, in an article that made headlines in Duke Today!
Duke University’s SoM climbs one spot to #7 among top medical schools for research in U.S. News & World Report’s newly released rankings of “Best Graduate Schools!”
Congratulations to Dr. Xin Zhang on receiving the Young Investigator Travel Award to present a poster about functional pain syndromes at the annual meeting of the American Pain Society!
Congratulations to Jaime Cooke on being selected as a nominee for the 2016 Susan B. Clark Administrative Leadership Award for her service to others and dedication to Duke.
In a “Quick Case Challenge,” Dr. Wolfgang Liedtke shares the story of a middle-aged woman suffering from stabbing, neuralgic pain and reveals the multiple interventions that treated her condition.
Congratulations to Katie Kanter on receiving a Duke 2017 Summer Neuroscience Program fellowship for her project, titled “Effects of MOR-1K Genetic Variation on Cellular Activity.”
A study from Dr. Sven-Eric Jordt’s lab identifies a protein in humans that serves as eucalyptol’s target to treat skin and lung inflammation which could lead to novel therapeutics.
Dr. Jeffrey Gadsden is awarded nearly $200,000 for a randomized and controlled clinical trial to further investigate the efficacy of oral versus intravenous formulation for postoperative pain.
Congratulations to Duke Anesthesiology Chairman Joseph Mathew and Dr. Ru-Rong Ji on receiving this distinguished honor from Dean Nancy Andrews for reaching extraordinary levels of accomplishment.
Learn more about this pilot study and why Rebecca Klinger, MD, says deep hypothermia has “ushered in the modern era of safe and effective aortic arch surgery.”
Congratulations to Jennifer Dominguez, MD, MHS, on receiving a two-year, $100,000 grant to study obstructive sleep apnea in high-risk pregnant women with chronic hypertension to improve neonatal outcomes.
Congratulations to Alexander Chamessian, a member of Drs. Ru-Rong Ji and Thomas Van de Ven’s pain laboratories, for receiving a Grass Fellowship for his research project.