Research News and Events

Dr. Ji Awarded $1 Million DoD Grant

Congratulations to Ru-Rong Ji, PhD, on receiving a four-year, $1,608,140 Department of Defense grant for his research aimed at developing a novel therapeutic for treating acute and chronic pain.

Celebrating 30 Years of Academic Evening

A near record-breaking number of 91 abstracts were showcased at Duke Anesthesiology’s 30th Annual Academic Evening, an event that aims to advance anesthesia, critical care and pain management. Congratulations to all of the award winners!

Duke Anesthesiology Faculty Win Duke Innovation Award

Congratulations to the multidisciplinary team, which includes three anesthesiologists, on winning a 2022 Duke Institute for Health Innovation award for their novel project focused on enhanced decision support for perioperative care.

Dr. Gulur Featured on WNCN-TV

Following newly-published research about product labels, Dr. Padma Gulur, director of pain management strategy and opioid surveillance at Duke, shares her expertise about how to prevent accidental acetaminophen overdoses.

Dr. Nackley Awarded NIH IGNITE Grant

Congratulations to Andrea Nackley, PhD, on being awarded a $1,106,152 Innovation Grants to Nurture Initial Translational Efforts (IGNITE) grant for her research aimed at developing a novel model for screening analgesics.

Dr. Achanta Receives Society of Toxicology Awards

Congratulations to Satya Achanta, DVM, PhD, DABT, on earning the prestigious Donald E. Gardner Inhalation Toxicology Education and Outstanding Early Career Scientist awards, recognizing his contributions to the field of toxicology.

Duke University Hospital Team Earns Prestigious Award

Congratulations to Duke’s Total Parental Nutrition (TPN)/Nutrition Support Team, led by Duke Anesthesiology’s Dr. Paul Wischmeyer, on being awarded the prestigious American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Clinical Nutrition Team of Distinction Award.

Duke Anesthesiology Ranks Among Top 10 in NIH Funding

The Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research ranks Duke Anesthesiology eighth in the nation for National Institutes of Health funding ($7.9 million) among anesthesiology clinical science departments.