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.