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.
The “Resident Class of 2017” took center stage on June 17 as they graduated from the Duke Anesthesiology Residency Program! Learn what lies ahead for each of the 13 graduates.
Congratulations to Sven-Eric Jordt, PhD, on his appointment to a group that aims to improve disaster preparedness, response and research, including the development of new therapeutics for chemical inhalation injury.
Drs. Wulf Paschen and Wei Yang co-author a manuscript with potentially high-impact findings - a novel approach of neuroprotection tailored to improve ischemic stroke outcome in aged brains.
Duke Anesthesiology chairman, Dr. Joseph Mathew, and Drs. Miles Berger and Niccolò Terrando are featured in the journal Science about postoperative cognitive dysfunction and research surrounding this condition.
Congratulations to Madhav Swaminathan, MD, MMCi, on his unprecedented appointment to the Board of Directors of the American Society of Echocardiography – the first anesthesiologist to be awarded this role.
June 4 marked a significant day for the Duke Anesthesiology fellows who received their diplomas at the Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club in Durham. Congrats to the graduates!
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.