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, joins 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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27th Annual C.R. Stephen Lecture

Emery Brown

The 27th Annual C. R. Stephen Lecture of the Department of Anesthesiology will be delivered by Emery Brown, MD, PhD, the Edward Hood Taplin Professor of Medical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyWarren M. Zapol Professor of Anaesthesia, Harvard Medical School.

Professor Brown will discuss “Unlocking the Mysteries of the Brain Under General Anesthesia” at the lecture on March 26, 2015, at 4:00 p.m. in the Eric P. Newman Education Center, 320 S. Euclid Avenue.

 


StephenAnnually the department hosts a lecture named in honor of C.R. Stephen, MD, F.F.A.R.C.S. Washington University School of Medicine named him professor and chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology in 1971 and concurrently he was named anesthesiologist-in-chief at Barnes and St. Louis Children's hospitals. Dr. Stephen was the author of more than 160 scientific papers and two monographs. He also received many honors throughout his lifetime. He was a member of the Board of Governors of the American College of Anesthesiologists, was an associate examiner with the American Board of Anesthesiology and, in 1981, he received the ASA Distinguished Service Award.