Robert Gereau IV, PhD to be installed as the Dr. Seymour and Rose T. Brown Professor of Anesthesiology

Feb 18, 2014

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“Fifteen Years in Pain: A Translational Research Journey from Mice to Men”

Rob Gereau IV, PhD

The lecture will take place at 4:30 PM on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 on the campus of the Washington University School of Medicine at the Eric P. Newman Education Center Seminar Room B (320 S. Euclid Avenue, St. Louis, MO).

The lecture will be preceded by the installation of Dr. Gereau as the Dr. Seymour and Rose T. Brown Professor of Anesthesiology. This is the second Dr. Seymour and Rose T. Brown Professorship donated to the Department of Anesthesiology by the Brown family.

Reception immediately following in the Atrium Lobby of the Eric P. Newman Education Center.

Click here for a PDF flyer of the Installation Ceremony Invitation


Robert Gereau IV, PhD is currently a professor of anesthesiology and of anatomy & neurobiology and the Director of the Washington University Pain Center. Gereau received a PhD in Neuroscience from Emory University and completed postdoctoral training at the Salk Institute. He then took a faculty position in the Division of Neuroscience at Baylor College of Medicine before being recruited to Washington University in 2004.

Gereau is a renowned investigator in the field of pain neurobiology. His studies focus on understanding molecular mechanisms of pain sensitization, and include both fundamental laboratory research and translational research. He has served as a member and chair of multiple NIH study sections, serves on multiple editorial boards, and is a member of the Board of Directors for the American Pain Society.

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