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.
In an Outside magazine article, Dr. Paul Wischmeyer explains how a muscle glycogen scanner, traditionally used by Olympic athletes, is now helping hospital patients avoid “ICU-acquired weakness.”
Learn which in-demand professions made the top twenty in three categories and claimed a #1 spot in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Jobs” of 2016.
Dr. Jongbae Jay Park co-authors a manuscript that raises awareness about the importance of including acupuncture in treatment packages for those with facial paralysis.
Congratulations to Niccolò Terrando, PhD, on receiving $5,000 to evaluate vagal nerve stimulation, a novel intervention that could be an effective therapy for cognitive dysfunction after surgery.
In a three-page feature article in SAMBA Link, Drs. Joshua Dooley and Srinivas Pyati reveal regional anesthesia techniques that can improve postoperative pain for patients undergoing breast surgery.
Dr. Allison Ross is featured on Reuters and FOX News for her insight about a new study that reveals a significant number of children live far from child surgery specialists.
None of the contestants were spared a “Pie in the Face” at Duke Anesthesiology’s annual fundraising event that raised $6,366 and drew a crowd to the tune of KISS!
Duke Anesthesiology’s chief of pain research is featured in Duke Today for a collaborative study that reveals a potential mechanism underlying pain insensitivity in autism – a first-of-its-kind finding.
Medical experts with Duke Anesthesiology’s hyperbaric chamber speak out about the risks during carbon monoxide season while providing an up-close look at this one-of-a-kind chamber in the state.