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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DP Mohapatra joins faculty at Washington University Pain Center

Dr. DP Mohapatra, an expert in bone pain associated with cancer, has joined the faculty of the Washington University Pain Center

Mohapatra has joined the faculty of the Department of Anesthesiology as an Associate Professor in the Washington University Pain Center.

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Laughing gas studied as depression treatment

Laughing gas studied as depression treatment

Nitrous oxide has shown early promise as a treatment for severe depression in patients whose symptoms don’t respond to standard therapies, according to a pilot study at Washington University.

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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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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.