Thompson receives FAER Mentored Research Training Grant

Jeremy Thompson, MD, PhD, recently received a $250,000 Mentored Research Training Grant from the Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER) for his project titled, “Molecular Adaptations in Mesolimbic Dopamine Neurons Underlying the Transition from Acute to Chronic Pain.”

Moron-Concepcion named Mallinckrodt Professor of Anesthesiology

Jose Moron-Concepcion, PhD, a professor of anesthesiology, neuroscience, and psychiatry, was installed as the Henry Elliot Mallinckrodt Professor of Anesthesiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis on Thursday, September 28, 2023.

Advancing Pain Research: Highlights from the Inaugural St. Louis Translational Pain Forum

The inaugural St. Louis Translational Pain Forum (STL-TPRF) was brought to fruition through a collaborative effort between the Washington University Pain Center, the Institute for Translational Neuroscience at Saint Louis University, and the Center for Clinical Pharmacology – a joint venture between UHSP and the Department of Anesthesiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

New Approach to Classifying Critically Ill Patients

In a recent study published in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Pratik Sinha, MB ChB, PhD, and his collaborators shed light on the heterogeneity of conditions such as sepsis and acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). The study’s insights may transform the understanding and treatment of clinically ill patients. 

Dr. Melissa Hector-Greene joins the Department of Anesthesiology

Dear Colleagues – We are delighted to announce that Melissa Hector-Greene, MD, PhD, joined the Department of Anesthesiology at Washington University in St. Louis on July 1, 2023. She will have appointments in the Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology and the Division of Basic Research. Dr. Hector-Greene received her medical degrees at Duke University School of […]

Dr. Vivian Gonzalez-Perez recruited as new tenure-track assistant professor

Vivian Gonzalez-Perez, PhD, a highly accomplished scholar whose research focus is ion channel biophysics and physiology, is being promoted from research instructor to tenure track assistant professor on July 1, 2023. Her appointment marks a significant milestone in her career, as she prepares to make further groundbreaking contributions to the scientific community.