Research News

Dr. Acker Receives a “Strong Start” Award

Congratulations to Duke Anesthesiology’s Leah Acker, MD, PhD, on being among the four School of Medicine faculty members selected to receive a Physician-Scientist “Strong Start” Award, which supports the development of independent research programs.

Dr. Terrando NIH Grant Renewed to Advance Delirium Research

Congratulations to Niccolò Terrando, PhD, on receiving a $4,311,630 R01 renewal grant from the National Institutes of Health for his study aimed at clarifying molecular and cellular mechanisms that drive the onset of delirium and developing novel therapeutics.

Dr. Swaminathan Earns Prestigious ASE Accolade

Congratulations to Madhav Swaminathan, MD, MMCi, FASE, on being named the 2023 recipient of the American Society of Echocardiography’s (ASE) Outstanding Achievement in Perioperative Echocardiography Award, recognizing his significant achievements in the field.

Pain Management Gets the Green Light

Duke University School of Medicine’s Magnify magazine features Duke anesthesiologist, Dr. Padma Gulur, and her new research about the benefits of green light therapy for those with anxiety and pain.

Duke Anesthesiology Faculty Among Highly Cited Researchers of 2022

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.

Dr. Jordt Awarded NIH Grant to Study New Tobacco Products

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.

That’s a Wrap! Highlights from ASA 2022

It was another successful American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) meeting for Duke Anesthesiology! View the photo gallery and read the full recap from New Orleans!

Faculty Awarded NIH Grant to Improve Lung Health

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.