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Anesthesiology researchers to study how a mitochondrial protein determines cell fate

April 4 - Investigators in MCW’s Department of Anesthesiology have received a $2.8 million, four-year grant to study how a mitochondrial protein determines cell fate. The team will investigate the functional and structural transformation of the mitochondrial voltage-dependent anion channel 1 (VDAC1) from a protein that plays a key role in cell survival to one that is lethal to the cell.

Dialing Back on Pain: Comprehensive Approach to Pain Management

MCW's clinicians, researchers and educators are undertaking numerous endeavors related to pain management and providing long-term relief to patients.

Dr. Christina Diaz serves as program chair for Society of Pediatric Anesthesia annual meeting

Nov. 1 - Christian D. Diaz, MD, associate professor of anesthesiology, recently served as program chair for the Society of Pediatric Anesthesia’s 30th annual meeting in Chicago.

Dr. Lois Connolly awarded 2016 DSA from Wisconsin Society of Anesthesiologists

Oct. 6 - Lois Connolly, MD, professor of anesthesiology. was awarded the 2016 Distinguished Service Award from the Wisconsin Society of Anesthesiologists (WSA). Dr. Connolly has been an essential leader in the MCW Department of Anesthesiology since the 1990s.

Dr. Meredith Adams receives Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Development Award

April 10 - Meredith Adams, MD, MS, associate professor of anesthesiology, has been awarded a four-year, $737,492 Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Development Award (K08) from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering.

Educating Physicians About Pain

MCW provides broad pain management educational opportunities, including a one-year pain medicine fellowship and development of pain education resources and tools to enhance patient satisfaction and provide pain relief.

Honor anesthesiologists during Physician Anesthesiologist Week

Jan. 30 - Jan. 29 through Feb. 4 is Physician Anesthesiologist Week, a great time to honor MCW’s anesthesiologists. MCW has 119 faculty and staff physician anesthesiologists who work at locations through the Milwaukee area including Froedtert Hospital, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center, Community Memorial Hospital, and St. Joseph’s Hospital.

Honor our nurse anesthetists during National Nurse Anesthetist Week

Jan. 23 - Nurse Anesthetist Week is being celebrated Jan. 22-28, and the Medical College of Wisconsin is using the opportunity to celebrate the contributions of the nurse anesthetists who provide care at Froedtert Hospital, the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center, and Community Memorial Hospital.

MCW's Pain Management Center Provides Comprehensive Chronic Pain Services

The MCW Pain Management Center is a multidisciplinary clinic that uses the latest techniques in pain management procedures and therapies to provide patients with the most comprehensive chronic pain services in the area.

Novel Therapies for Neuropathic Pain

MCW's pain research team in the department of anesthesiology explores mechanisms underlying chronic pain related to nerve injury ("neuropathic pain") and collaborates on novel treatment approaches.

Pain Research Drives Many of MCW's Patient Care Efforts

MCW physicians are conducting and translating research to improve acute and chronic pain care for both adult and pediatric patients.

Pushing Back on Pain With a Pain Psychologist

Read how Kathy Burlingham's search to find effective non-drug-related therapies and techniques to manage her chronic pain brought her to MCW.

Understanding Hypersensitivity to Pain

MCW researchers and physician scientists study the causes of acute and chronic pain and work to develop new pain management technologies and treatment methods.

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