Duke Anesthesiology’s Ru-Rong Ji, PhD, and Evan Kharasch, MD, PhD, are among the 30 Duke scientists named to the 2022 list of “Highly Cited Researchers” – an annual listing of pioneers in their field who represent the most influential researchers in the world.
Congratulations to Niccolò Terrando, PhD, on receiving two grants from the National Institutes of Health for research that will provide new insights into the effects of peripheral surgical trauma on the vulnerable brain and develop innovative platforms to study delirium.
Congratulations to Sven-Eric Jordt, PhD, on receiving a $416,512 R56 grant for his project that will examine the chemical composition, toxicity and behavioral effects of “tobacco-free” nicotine pouches - a new tobacco product category with growing popularity in youth and young adults.
Congratulations to Satya Achanta, DVM, PhD, and Sven-Eric Jordt, PhD, on receiving a $1,430,370 R01 grant for their project to advance the fundamental understanding of pulmonary cell fate in inhalation injuries from chemical warfare.
TIME magazine spotlights Dr. Padma Gulur’s research that reveals wearing green-tinted eyeglasses may help ease pain-related anxiety and reduce the need for opioids for those with fibromyalgia and other chronic pain conditions.
A Duke research team, co-led by Duke Anesthesiology’s Dr. Christopher Donnelly, is awarded a $5,734,530 grant for a translational research project – one of just five UC2 awards that make up the NIH’s RE-JOIN Consortium.
Congratulations to Drs. Christopher Donnelly and Shad Smith on receiving a $2,132,329 grant to discover new insights into the divergent pathophysiological mechanisms of chronic pain and its associated comorbidities in males and females.
Congratulations to Wei Yang, PhD, FAHA, on receiving a $442,750 R21 grant from the National Institutes of Health for his project that will use state-of-the-art approaches to investigate the role of neuronal activity in chronic stroke recovery.
Congratulations to Leah Acker, MD, PhD, on receiving a $322,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to investigate the role of the aging brain-heart-immune axis in postoperative delirium.
Congratulations to Shad Smith, PhD, on receiving a $402,487 grant from the National Institutes of Health for his project that uses single-cell omics approaches to develop new therapies for chronic pain disorders, such as temporomandibular disorders.