With visitors restricted at BJC hospitals due to COVID-19, technology that started as a way to monitor critically ill patients is now helping patients spend precious time with family and friends.
In a recent study published in JCI Insight, Arvind Palanisamy, MD, and collaborators show that even short-lived hypoxic insults induce long-term neurodevelopmental dysfunction, especially in males.
Researchers at the university are helming a global study of an estimated 30,000 health-care workers to establish whether the antimalaria drug chloroquine might prevent or reduce the severity of COVID-19 infections.
Dr. Chanda joined the School of Medicine as Professor of Anesthesiology with secondary appointments in the Departments of Biochemistry and Neuroscience.
The COVID-19 WashU/BJC Maker Task Force has emerged as a hub for St. Louis-area makers to help health-care workers stay safe as they care for COVID-19 patients. The multidisciplinary group is developing everything from isolation gowns to ventilator replacement parts.
The first prototype was built with less than $2,000 in parts. It’s two feet tall and shaped like the rounded head of an alligator.
We are excited to announce the Anesthesiology Chief Residents for the next 2020-2021 academic year will be Ben French, MD, Jason Han, MD, and Megan Para, MD.
Dr. Mitchell will support the growth and development of our residents and will be instrumental in the development of new initiatives that will enhance the training of our residents.
Tao Che, MD, joins us as Assistant Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology and as faculty in the Center for Clinical Pharmacology.
The department received more than $13.2 million from the NIH, and seven faculty ranked in the top 100 for total NIH funding to individual anesthesia principal investigators.