Dr. Haroutounian also serves as Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at the St. Louis College of Pharmacy.
Dr. Moron-Concepcion joined the department in 2015 and is currently a Professor of Anesthesiology, Psychiatry, and Neuroscience.
The Committee is composed of scientists, physicians, and health professionals who are leaders in the field of pain research looking to advance the fundamental understanding of pain and improve pain-related treatment strategies.
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.
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.
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.
Brian S. Kim, MD, has found that boosting the number of natural killer cells in the blood is a possible treatment strategy for the skin condition, eczema, and also may help with related health problems, such as asthma.
Two anesthesiology faculty members are among the group of researchers who were recently awarded Young Investigators Grants from the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation.
The International Narcotics Research Conference (INRC), the annual meeting for researchers and clinicians working in the opioid field, will honor Dr. Al-Hasani with the 2020 Young Investigator Award at their upcoming symposium.
School of Medicine researchers received grants totaling more than $10 million from the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The grants are part of a nationwide push to fund research targeting the opioid epidemic.
This prestigious award recognizes an individual for early informatics contributions and significant scholarly contributions based on scientific merit and research excellence.
Dr. Moron-Concepcion will be responsible for working on strategic planning and goal setting for the division, assisting with mentoring the DBR faculty and overseeing division policies as well as postdoc, graduate student, and resident training within the DBR labs.
The research is the result of a long project started with the hypothesis that mGlu5 is a mediator of pain sensitization and a viable target for a novel class of analgesics.
In this important new leadership role, Dr. Gereau will provide tactical and strategic guidance in relation to the complex, multi-faceted, and highly successful research enterprise within the Anesthesiology Department.
Dr. Lara Crock is the recipient of an IARS 2019 Mentored Research Award for her project entitled Role of the Microbiome in the Persistence of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome.
Simon Haroutounian, PhD has graciously agreed to serve as the interim Chief of the Division of Clinical and Translational Research (DoCTR). In this role, Dr. Haroutounian will be responsible for mentoring trainees and junior and mid-level faculty in clinical and translational research, promoting collaborative efforts both within the Department and across the WU School of […]
Dr. Umeshkumar Athiraman, Director of the neuroanesthesia fellowship in the General Anesthesiology Division, received the William L. Young Neuroscience Research Award for the project titled: “The Role of Isoflurane Conditioning on Cognitive Function Following Subarachnoid Hemorrhage”. The award is presented annually to academic physicians and/or scientists who conduct either clinical or laboratory-based research in neuroanesthesiology […]