Washington University Department of Anesthesiology Ranks #1 in NIH Funding

Washington University Department of Anesthesiology Ranks #1 in NIH Funding

According to annual figures compiled by the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research, the Washington University Department of Anesthesiology topped the nation in federal research funding

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Why scratching makes you itch more

Why scratching makes you itch more

New research from scientists at the Center for the Study of Itch reveals that scratching causes the brain to release serotonin, which intensifies the itch sensation.

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ENGAGES study awarded NIH grant

Avidan and members of the ENGAGES team are awarded NIH grant

The ENGAGES study, conducted under the aegis of INQUIRI, will determine whether EEG guidance of anesthesia decreases postoperative delirium

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Ellen Lockhart Profiled in STL Magazine

Ellen Lockhart, MD profiled as one of STL Magazine's 'In-the-know Doctors'

Dr. Lockhart, who serves as the Vice Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology, answers questions about medical ethics and current challenges in the practice of anesthesiology.

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Department of Anesthesiology Global Health Initiative

Stephanie Grant teaching in the Obstetric Unit at Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra, Ghana.

Stephanie Grant teaching in the Obstetric Unit at Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra, Ghana.

Partnerships across the world

It is important for the Washington University Department of Anesthesiology and the training programs we host to continually explore and develop long-term global partnerships that provide mutually beneficial, unique educational opportunities for our students, trainees, faculty and staff. Our international programs will focus on improving patient safety through education and implementation of quality improvement initiatives in partnership with our host countries. We hope this initiative will prove to be an innovative model for future global health partnerships.