Tan receives FAER Mentored Research Training Grant

Brandon Tan, MD, was recently awarded Mentored Research Training Grant from the Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER) to support his research on lipid modulation of the serotonin 3 receptor.

Njoku named Wise Endowed Chair in Pediatric Anesthesiology

Dolores B. Njoku, MD, an esteemed clinician, researcher, and mentor, was installed as the Rudolph L. and Mary Frances Wise Endowed Chair in Pediatric Anesthesiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis on Monday, May 8, 2023.

Schappe Receives Excellence in Nursing Award

Elizabeth Schappe, a certified registered nurse anesthetist, has been named as one of the recipients of St. Louis Magazine’s 2023 Excellence in Nursing Awards in the advanced practice category. This prestigious award recognizes outstanding nurses who exhibit a remarkable level of dedication and proficiency in the nursing field.

The Department of Anesthesiology Shines at the 2023 MARC Annual Meeting

Members from the Department of Anesthesiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis attended and participated in the Midwest Anesthesia Residents’ Conference (MARC) Annual Meeting on April 14-16 in Milwaukee, WI. WashU had two fourth-year residents, Lauren Lagrimas, MD, and Dima Aladdin, MD, present cases in the competition.

Brandon Tan, MD, selected as 2023 Dean’s Scholar

Brandon Tan, MD, PGY5 and an ASAP trainee, has been selected as one of the 2023 Dean’s Scholars. His project explores how the serotonin 3 receptor—implicated in nausea, depression, anxiety, and psychosis—changes its activity when the lipid environment is altered.