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.
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.