July 20 - Anesthesiology News reports on a study by Dr. Mohammed El-Orbany (Anesthesiology) that found that by elevating a patient’s head to the “high sniffing” position before direct laryngoscopy may substantially increase the likelihood of obtaining a better laryngeal view. Anesthesiology News
June 23 - Three MCW physicians will receive both clinical training and research support in Anesthesiology under a five-year, $960,651 NIH grant renewal. It is the nation’s only NIH grant that provides both physician training and integrated research. Dr. Judy Kersten (Anesthesiology; Pharmacology & Toxicology) will lead the project. Wauwatosa Now
June 16 - Three physicians at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) will receive both clinical training and research support in anesthesiology under a five-year grant renewal from the National Institutes of Health. Offered in the amount of $960,651, it is the only NIH grant in the nation that provides for both physician training and integrated research.
June 15 - An imaging study conducted by Dr. Quinn Hogan (Anesthesiology) on how pain therapy impacts the brain was one of five studies selected as “best abstract” winners by the International Neuromodulation Society. The study, using functional magnetic resonance imaging, showed that parts of the brain’s “pain network” in rats are less activated when rats receive pain-relieving stimulation of the dorsal root ganglion, a structure at the edge of the spine. News Medical
June 5 - MCW and Children’s are recruiting adolescents for a study on chronic pain. The purpose of the study, led by Keri Hainsworth, PhD, (Anesthesiology), is to identify factors that are linked to inflammation and pain in adolescents. Waukesha Now
Apr. 28 - Zeljko Bosnjak, PhD, (Anesthesiology; Physiology) received a five-year, $9 million grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences to investigate the mechanisms responsible for the susceptibility of diabetic hearts to cardiac injury. Biz Times
Apr. 21 - The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) has received a five-year, $9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of General Medical Sciences to investigate the mechanisms responsible for the susceptibility of diabetic hearts to cardiac injury.
Mar. 11 - Dr. Robert Hurley provides expert comment on fentanyl addiction in a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel investigative report on the drug overdose deaths related to fentanyl, a pain medication. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Mar. 9 - Robert Hurley, MD, PhD, professor of anesthesiology and vice chairman of pain medicine at MCW, provides expert comment on fentanyl addiction in a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel investigative report on the drug overdose deaths related to fentanyl, a pain medication. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Oct. 2 - Anthony Hudetz, PhD discusses his research on unconsciousness in an article in MIT Technology Review. His research found that the anesthetized brain is still very reactive to stimuli. Technology Review
Sept. 23 - Dr. Elizabeth Ellinas is a recipient of the American Medical Association Foundation’s 2014 Joan F. Giambalvo Fund for the Advancement of Women. American Medical Association
Sept. 22 - Elizabeth Ellinas, MD, is a winner of the American Medical Association’s (AMA) 2014 Joan F. Giambalvo Grant for the Advancement of Women, for her research topic, Gender Differences in Promotion and Retention: Enhancing the Position of Female Faculty in Higher Academic Rank and Leadership Positions.
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