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.

Shaping the Future of Anesthesiology: Highlights from the 2023 IARS Annual Meeting

Members of the Department of Anesthesiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis recently attended and participated in the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS) Annual Meeting in Denver, CO, on April 14-16. Three residents, four physicians, and one principal investigator presented on various topics throughout the weekend.

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.

Moron-Concepcion appointed to NIH advisory board (Links to an external site)

Jose Moron-Concepcion, PhD

Dr. Jose Moron-Concepcion, a professor at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been appointed to the National Advisory Dental and Craniofacial Research Council for a four-year term, advising on matters related to dental and craniofacial research, with a focus on opioid addiction and pain research.