Miles Berger, MD, PhD, Awarded NIH Grant

Dr. Miles Berger and his colleagues in the Anesthesiology Department have been awarded a National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant from the National Institute of Aging for the project entitled, The Significance of Perioperative Changes in CSF Tau Levels in the Elderly.”

This two-year grant will provide $75,000/year for enrolling an arm of non-surgical control individuals matched for age, education and gender to the surgical patients already being enrolled in the MADCO-PC trial (Markers of Alzheimer’s Disease and Neurocognitive Outcomes After Perioperative Care). This GEMSSTAR (Grants for Early Medical/Surgical Specialists’ Transition to Aging Research) grant will also be accompanied by additional professional development funding for Dr. Berger from FAER (the Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research).

Chris KeithMiles Berger, MD, PhD, Awarded NIH Grant