Congratulations to Niccolò Terrando, PhD, on receiving a five-year, $2,815,756 NIH/NIA grant for his innovative project aimed at reducing the burdens of neurologic complications after common surgical procedures.
Congratulations to Dr. Ashraf Habib on receiving a $200,000 grant for a pilot project aimed at identifying clinically-relevant and genetic risk factors for persistent postsurgical pain after breast surgery.
Congratulations to Jamie Privratsky, MD, PhD, on being awarded a two-year, $175,000 IARS grant for a project expected to underpin the development of novel immunomodulatory therapies for acute kidney injury.
Congratulations to Sharon Taylor on being named the finance director of Duke Anesthesiology’s business office. Learn more about her new role in the department and her 24-year career at Duke.
Nurse Anesthetist, Bryan Carrico, CRNA, MSN, shares his story in Duke TODAY after springing into action at a local driving range to help save a stranger’s life.
In a U.S. News & World Report article about expert-recommended strategies for preoperative optimization for surgery, Dr. Paul Wischmeyer discusses the Perioperative Enhancement Team’s approach and tips for a better recovery.
In a quest to continuously measure pulse oximetry in hikers and study alternative strategies for treating hypoxia in patients, Drs. Richard Moon and Eugene Moretti describe their 11-day trek in the Himalayas.
Duke Anesthesiology proudly recognizes members of the department who have demonstrated outstanding service and dedication to Duke!
For the ninth time, The Chronicle of Higher Education recognizes Duke as one of 79 institutions with this distinction, highlighting Duke’s compensation and benefits, facilities, workspaces and security.
Congratulations to Miles Berger, MD, PhD, and Duke Anesthesiology colleagues on receiving a five-year, $1,195,505 NIH grant aimed at understanding the role of neuro-inflammation in postoperative cognitive dysfunction.
Congratulations to Xin Zhang, MD, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow, on receiving an award for “Outstanding Poster” which underlines research that may prove useful in the management of functional pain syndromes.
Congratulations to Drs. Niccolò Terrando and Zhiquan Zhang on receiving an $8,000 voucher for their project that aims to prevent memory dysfunction after surgery with a novel, pro-resolving peptide.
Dr. Tera Cushman shares the findings of a QI project that highlights the wastage of infused medications throughout the perioperative process and offers a solution to save money and medicine.
After 29 years at Duke, the former chairman of Duke Anesthesiology and current PDC president will return to his home state as the executive vice president for health affairs at UK.
Duke Anesthesiology’s Perioperative Enhancement Team makes national headlines for the recent launch of its Preoperative Nutrition Program that uses new interventions to address malnutrition in surgical patients.
Congratulations to William Maixner, DDS, PhD, on his new leadership role within Duke Anesthesiology in which he will develop an interdisciplinary strategy and lead efforts to grow and promote research.