Research News

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.

Dr. Treggiari Appointed Vice Chair for Research

Congratulations to Miriam M. Treggiari, MD, PhD, MPH, of Yale University, on being named the department’s vice chair for research in which she will develop an interdisciplinary strategy and lead efforts to grow, promote, and support research and scholarship of programs.

Dr. Yang Awarded R01 Grant for Ischemic Stroke Research

Congratulations to Wei Yang, PhD, on being awarded a five-year, $2,012,500 renewal grant from the National Institutes of Health to further study the role of the unfolded protein response in stroke outcomes.

New CRU Leadership Roles Announced

Congratulations to Drs. Kamrouz Ghadimi and Anne Cherry on being named the director and assistant director of the department’s Clinical Research Unit in which they will oversee the unit’s protocols and provide an innovative approach to the conduct of research.