Congratulations to Katherine Martucci, PhD, on receiving a five-year $3,195,387 R01 National Institutes of Health grant to evaluate how opioids affect the brain and spinal cord in patients with chronic pain.
Congratulations to Paul Wischmeyer, MD, EDIC, FASPEN, FCCM, on being awarded a $2,203,452 Department of Defense grant for his study that aims to improve the quality of life for both military and civilian survivors of trauma.
Congratulations to Heath Gasier, PhD, on receiving an $844,714 grant to determine how hyperbaric oxygen and the neurotransmitter, GABA, influence repeated exposure-sensitivity to oxidative tissue injury.
Congratulations to Christopher Donnelly, DDS, PhD, on receiving a $3,311,196 R01 grant for his project that aims to refine the use of STING pathway agonists as a therapeutic treatment for cancer pain through neuro-immune signaling.
Congratulations to Leah Acker, MD, PhD, on being named the 2022 recipient of the William L. Young Neuroscience Research Award for her project that focuses on electroencephalography changes in anxious older adults awaiting surgery.
Congratulations to Miles Berger, MD, PhD, on receiving a $3,544,768 R01 grant for his project that will examine whether patients with exaggerated brain activity responses to anesthetics during surgery are at an increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease.
Congratulations to Drs. Luis Ulloa and Wei Yang on receiving a $442,750 R21 grant for their project to pursue research of a novel anti-inflammatory target in inflammatory bowel disease.
Congratulations to Miles Berger, MD, PhD, on being awarded a $3.8 million grant to further study how and why APOE4 contributes to neurocognitive decline and an increased risk of Alzheimer’s.
Congratulations to Wei Yang, PhD, FAHA, on being named director of the department’s Multidisciplinary Brain Protection Program, which aims to discover novel and effective therapeutic strategies of brain protection and recovery.
Newly-published research in the British Journal of Anaesthesia by lead author Dr. Niccolò Terrando reveals omega-3 fatty acids protect the blood-brain barrier, effectively reducing instances of inflammation in the brain.