Exploring brains role in stress induced anxiety​​​

Exploring the brain’s role in stress-induced anxiety​​​

Using cutting-edge techniques,  researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis showed they could shine a light into the brain to activate the stress response in mice.

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Qin Liu, PhD selected as Pew Scholar

Qin Liu, PhD selected as Pew Scholar

Liu, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, is one of twenty-two promising early-career researchers named to the 2015 class of Pew scholars in the biomedical sciences.

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Wireless Device Delivers Drugs to Brain

Device delivers drugs to brain via remote control​​

Researchers in the Washington University Department of Anesthesiology have developed a wireless device that can be implanted in the brain and activated by remote control to deliver drugs.

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2015 Distinguished Service Award Presented to Shirley Vaughn

Shirley Vaughn honored with the Dean’s Distinguished Service Award

Shirley, an executive secretary for Rene Tempelhoff, was presented the award by Dean Shapiro in recognition of her excellent job performance and her commitment to her community

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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.