Department of Anesthesiology

Department Research Events

Date Speaker Title Time Location Event Flyer
Tuesday
01/10/2017

Theodore R. Cummins, PhD

Professor and Chair
Department of Biology
Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis

Host:  Lingle

Specialized Sodium Channels in Nociception 4:00 —  CSRB-North Tower Addition, Conf. Rm. 401
Tuesday
01/17/2017

Cheryl L. Stucky, PhD

Professor
Department of Cell Biology, Neurobiology & Anatomy
Medical College of Wisconsin

Host:  Mohapatra

Optogenetic Silencing of CGRP-expressing Sensory Neurons Implicates a Role in Neuropathic Pain 4:00 —  CSRB-North Tower Addition, Conf. Rm. 401
Tuesday
02/21/2017

Howard Gutstein, MD

Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
University of Pittsburgh

Host:  Evers/Gereau

Sonic Hedgehog: It's not just a video game! 4:00 —  CSRB-North Tower Addition, Conf. Rm. 401
Tuesday
02/28/2017

Marina E. Wolf, PhD

Professor and Chair
Department of Neuroscience
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

Host:  Bruchas/Moron-Concepcion

Synaptic Mechanisms Maintaining Persistent Cocaine and Methamphetamine Craving 4:00 —  CSRB-North Tower Addition, Conf. Rm. 401
Tuesday
03/07/2017

Ru-Rong Ji, PhD

Professor of Anesthesiology and Neurobiology
Chief of Pain Research, Anesthesiology
Duke University Medical Center

Host:  Liu

Autism and Pain 4:00 —  CSRB-North Tower Addition, Conf. Rm. 401
Tuesday
03/14/2017

Douglas A. Bayliss, PhD

Professor and Chair of Pharmacology
Professor of Anesthesiology
University of Virginia School of Medicine

Host:  Cao

Chemical Regulation of Breathing: Neuronal Sensors and Molecular Detectors 4:00 —  CSRB-North Tower Addition, Conf. Rm. 401
Tuesday
03/21/2017

Christopher J. Evans, PhD

Stefan Hatos Professor
Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences
Director, UCLA Brain Research Institute
UCLA

Host:  Bruchas/Moron-Concepcion

Opiates: Entering and Exiting the Roundabout 4:00 —  CSRB-North Tower Addition, Conf. Rm. 401
Tuesday
03/28/2017

Dan Levy, PhD

Associate Professor
Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Harvard Medical School

Host:  Cao

Peripheral Mechanisms Underlying Headache 4:00 —  CSRB-North Tower Addition, Conf. Rm. 401
Tuesday
04/04/2017

Matthew S. Herbert, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow
Center for Excellence for Stress and Mental Health
VA San Diego Healthcare System

Chronic Pain: A Clinical Psychologist's Approach 4:00 —  CSRB-North Tower Addition, Conf. Rm. 401
Tuesday
04/11/2017

Mariella De Biasi, PhD

Associate Professor of Neuroscience
Department of Psychiatry
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

Host:  Bruchas

Mechanisms of Drug Addiction: The Medial Habenula-IPN circuit 4:00 —  CSRB-North Tower Addition, Conf. Rm. 401
Wednesday
04/26/2017

Frank Porreca, PhD

Professor of Pharmacology and Anesthesiology
The University of Arizona College of Medicine

Host:  Moron-Concepcion

Going in Circles with Opioids for the Treatment of Pain 4:00 —  CSRB-North Tower Addition, Conf. Rm. 401
Tuesday
05/02/2017

Brian L. Schmidt, DDS, MD, PhD

Professor
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Director, Bluestone Center for Clinical Research
New York University College of Dentistry

Host:  Mohapatra

The Neurobiology of Cancer Pain 4:00 —  CSRB-North Tower Addition, Conf. Rm. 401
Tuesday
05/23/2017

Dennis R. Sparta, PhD

Assistant Professor
Departments of Anatomy and Neurobiology
University of Maryland School of Medicine

The role of distinct extended amygdala corticotropin releasing factor neurons in addiction 4:00 —  CSRB-North Tower Addition, Conf. Rm. 401
Tuesday
06/13/2017

Eric R. Gross, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine
Stanford University

The Upside to Opioids: How opioids protect from myocardial injury through TRP Channels 4:30 —  CSRB-North Tower Addition, Conf. Rm. 401
Monday
06/19/2017

Jenny L. Wilkerson, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
Virginia Commonwealth University
Medical College of Virginia

Modulation of the endogenous cannabinoid system yields opioid sparing analgesic effects in mice: Clinical Promise and Potential 4:00 —  CSRB-North Tower Addition, Conf. Rm. 401
Tuesday
06/27/2017

Hisham Qosa, PhD

ORISE Research Fellow
Division of Applied Regulatory Science
Office of Clinical Pharmacology
Food and Drug Administration

Evaluation of risk-assessment models for predicting clinical drug-drug interactions mediated by CYP3A4 inhibition 4:00 —  CSRB-North Tower Addition, Conf. Rm. 401
Thursday
09/14/2017

Susruta Majumdar, PhD

Assistant Attending
Department of Neurology
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Synthesis of Opioid Receptor Probes with Biased Signaling and Mixed Agonism/Antagonism 4:00 —  CSRB-North Tower Addition, Conf. Rm. 401
Tuesday
12/19/2017

Gregory F. Corder, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine
Stanford University School of Medicine
Neurosciences Institute

Dynamic Neural Mechanisms of Pain Perception, and Molecular Remodeling by Opioids 4:00 —  CSRB-North Tower Addition, Conf. Rm. 401
Tuesday
03/27/2018

Elizabeth Whitlock, MD, MS

Postdoctoral Fellow and Instructor
Department of Anesthesia & Perioperative Care
UCSF School of Medicine

Thinking about cognition: Research challenges and opportunities 4:00 —  CSRB-North Tower Addition, Conf. Rm. 401
Tuesday
05/08/2018

Oluwaseun Johnson-Akeju, MD, MMSc

Assistant Professor
Massachusetts General Hospital

General Anesthesia, Sedation and the Concept of Biomimetic Sleep 4:00 —  CSRB-North Tower Addition, Conf. Rm. 401
Tuesday
05/15/2018

Melissa A. Farmer, PhD

Research Assistant Professor
Department of Physiology
Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine

Nociceptors to Neural Networks: Mechanisms of Chronic Pelvic Pain 4:00 —  CSRB-North Tower Addition, Conf. Rm. 401
Tuesday
05/22/2018

Burel Goodin, PhD

Associate Professor
Department of Psychology, Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
University of Alabama Birmingham

Biopsychosocial Determinants of Pain Disparities in Disadvantaged Subgroups 4:00 —  CSRB-North Tower Addition, Conf. Rm. 401
Wednesday
06/13/2018

Meaghan Creed, HBSc, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacology
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Optogenetically-Inspired Deep Brain Stimulation to Treat Addiction 4:00 —  CSRB-NTA 401
Thursday
06/14/2018

Alexxai V. Kravitz, PhD

Investigator
Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Obesity Branch
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
(NIDDK)

Resolving Basal Ganglia Circuits to Understand Obesity 4:00 —  CSRB-NTA 401
Tuesday
06/19/2018

S. Kendall Smith, MD, PhD

Critical Care Medicine Fellow
Department of Anesthesiology
Duke University

Exercise Metabolomics in a High Risk Patient Population - Implications for Perioperative and Critical Care Medicine 4:00 —  CSRB-NTA 401
Tuesday
07/10/2018

Vivianne L. Tawfik, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine
Director, Fellowship in Anesthesia Research & Medicine (FARM) Program
Stanford University

Microglial Modulation as a Target for Chronic Pain 4:00 —  CSRB-North Tower Addition, Conf. Rm. 401
Tuesday
08/07/2018

Wayland Cheng, MD, PhD

Instructor in Anesthesiology
Washington University School of Medicine

Lipid and Anesthetic Modulation of Pentameric Ligand-Gated Ion Channels 4:00 —  CSRB-NTA 401
Tuesday
09/25/2018

Isaac Chiu, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Microbiology and Immunobiology
Harvard Medical School

Bacterial Interactions with the Nervous System in Pain and Host Defense 4:00 — 5:00pm CSRB-NTA 401
Tuesday
10/09/2018

Fan Wang, PhD

Professor
Department of Neurobiology
Duke University Medical Center

General Anesthesia, Sleep and Pain 4:00 — 5:00pm CSRB-NTA 401
Tuesday
10/23/2018

Allan Basbaum, PhD

Professor and Chair
Department of Anatomy
UCSF

Cell Transplants to Treat the “Disease” of Neuropathic Pain 4:00 — 5:00pm CSRB-NTA 401
Tuesday
11/06/2018

Uchenna R. Ofoma, MD, MS

Associate, Division of Critical Care Medicine
Geisinger Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Temple University

Hospital-Level Disparities in Sepsis Outcomes: The Potential Role of Regionalized Health Systems 4:30 — 5:30am CSRB-NTA 401
Tuesday
11/13/2018

Daniel S. Talmor, MD, MPH

Chief, Department of Anesthesia, Pain Medicine and Critical Care
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Professor of Anesthesiology
Harvard Medical School

Pulmonary Physiology at the Bedside 4:30 — 5:30pm CSRB-NTA 401
Tuesday
12/04/2018

Rui Xiao, PhD

Assistant Professor
Institute on Aging
Department of Aging & Geriatric Research
University of Florida

An Essential Role of Iron-Sulfur Cluster Assembly Protein in Aging and Stress 4:00 — 5:00pm CSRB-NTA 401