Who We Are Funding

 

Mentored Research Training Grants (MRTG)

Shaun E. Gruenbaum, M.D.Shaun E. Gruenbaum, M.D.
Institution: Yale University
Type of Grant:  MRTG-Basic Science
Start Date: 7/1/16
Project Title: Novel Mechanism of Glutamine Formation from Branched-Chain Amino Acids in Brain Areas of Astroglial Glutamine Synthetase Deficiency
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Kimberly Howard QuijanoKimberly J. Howard-Quijano, M.D.
Institution: UC Regents
Type of Grant: MRTG-Basic Science 
Start Date: 7/1/16
Project Title: Spinal Cord Stimulation - Neuraxial Modulation of Ventricular Arrhythmias
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Maya MikamiMaya Mikami, M.D.
Institution: Columbia University, City of New York
Type of Grant: MRTG-Basic Science
Start Date:  7/1/16
Project Title: Control of the Airway Smooth Muscle Cell Cytoskeleton by Gelsolin: A Potential Novel Therapeutic Target for Bronchoconstrictive Diseases
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Aaron NorrisAaron J. Norris, M.D., Ph.D.
Institution: Washington University
Type of Grant:  MRTG-Basic Science
Start Date:  7/1/17
Project Title: Examinatin of Isoflurane Activated Neural Circuits
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Quintin QuinonesQuintin J. Quinones, M.D., Ph.D.
Institution: Duke University
Type of Grant: MRTG-Basic Science
Start Date:  7/1/17
Project Title: Reversible Immunodulation as a Strategy for Ischemia Tolerance in Hibernation
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Paul RiegelhauptPaul M. Riegelhaupt, M.D., Ph.D.
Institution:  New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College
Type of Grant: MRTG-Basic Science
Start Date:  1/1/17
Project Title: Structural and Functional Characterization of the TREK1 K2P Potassium Channel: A Target for Chronic Pain Therapy
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Andrei SdrullaAndrei D. Sdrulla, M.D., Ph.D.
Institution: Oregon Health & Science University
Type of Grant: MRTG-Basic Science
Start Date:  7/1/16 
Project Title: Investigating the Neutral Circuits of Spinal Cord Stimulation
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Shiqian Shen Shiqian Shen, M.D.
Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School
Type of Grant: MRTG-Basic Science
Start Date:  1/1/17 
Project Title: The Role of Gut Microbiota in Neurophatic Pain
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Richard UrmanSoban Umar, M.D., Ph.D.
Institution: University of California, Los Angeles
Type of Grant: MRTG-Basic Science
Start Date:  7/1/16
Project Title: Role of the Novel MicroRNA 125b-3p in Combined Pulmonary Fibrosis and Pulmonary Hypertension
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Peter YimPeter D. Yim, M.D.
Institution: Columbia University
Type of Grant: MRTG-Basic Science
Start Date:  7/1/17
Project Title:  GABAA Modulation of Myogenic Tone in Vascular Smooth Muscle: Novel Therapy of Hypertension
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Julie FreedJulie Freed, M.D., Ph.D.
Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Type of Grant: MRTG-Clinical and Translational
Start Date:  1/1/18 
Project Title: Novel Role of Sphingolipids in Maintaining Vascular Homeostasis
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Marcos LopezMarcos G. Lopez, M.D.
Institution:  Vanderbilt University
Type of Grant: MRTG-Clinical and Translational
Start Date: 7/1/16
Project Title: The Effects of Perioperative Oxygenation on Endothelial Function
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Brian O'GaraBrian P. O'Gara, M.D.
Institution: Beth Isreael Deaconess Medical Center
Type of Grant: MRTG-Clinical and Translational
Start Date:  1/1/17
Project Title: Anesthetics to Prevent Lung Injury in Cardiac Surgery
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Loren SmithLoren Smith, M.D., Ph.D.
Institution:  Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Type of Grant: MRTG-Clinical and Translational
Start Date:  1/1/18
Project Title: High Density Lipoprotein Particle Characteristics and the Risk of Acute Kidney Injury After Cardiac Surgery
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Keith VogtKeith M. Vogt, M.D., Ph.D.
Institution:  University of Pittsburgh
Type of Grant: MRTG-Clinical and Translational
Start Date:  7/1/17
Project Title:  Human Memory Encoding Under Anesthesia:  How Pain Affects Hippocampal and Amygdalar Contributions to Memory
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Mark BicketMark C. Bicket, M.D.
Institution: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Type of Grant: MRTG-Health Services Research
Start Date:  1/1/18
Project Title: Consequences of Non-Optimal Opioid Prescribing After Surgery
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Catherine ChenCatherine L. Chen, M.D.
Institution: University of California, San Francisco
Type of Grant: MRTG-Health Services Research
Start Date:  1/1/17
Project Title: Unintended Consequences of Routine Preoperative Testing in Cataract Surgery Patients
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Jacob SunshineJacob E. Sunshine, M.D., M.S.
Institution: University of Washington
Type of Grant: MRTG-Health Services Research
Start Date:  1/1/17
Project Title:  Trauma Anesthesia Care:  An Analysis of Motor Vehicle Crash Management, Risk Factors and Costs
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Research Fellowship Grant (RFG)

 

Amrita Aranake-Chrisinger, M.D.Amrita Aranake-Chrisinger, M.D.
Institution: Washington University
Type of Grant:  RFG
Start Date:  7/1/17
Project Title: The Association Between Postoperative Delirium and Long-Term Postoperative Cognitive Outcomes
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William Cronin, M.D. William Cronin, M.D.
Institution: Henry M. Jackson Foundation
Type of Grant:  RFG
Start Date:  7/1/17
Project Title: Validation of Volatile Organic Compound Based Breath Test for Pulmonary Oxygen Toxicity in an Established Swine ARDS Model
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Andrew M. Slupe, M.D., Ph.D.Andrew M. Slupe, M.D., Ph.D.
Institution: Oregon Health and Science University
Type of Grant:  RFG
Start Date: 7/1/17
Project Title: Axon Pruning Governed by Bax During Development and Following Exposure to Volatile Anesthetic
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Research in Education Grant (REG)

 

Kaur, Gunisha.Gunisha S. Kaur, M.D.
Institution: New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center
Type of Grant:  REG
Start Date: 7/1/16
Project Title:  A Novel Model for Global Health Education in Anesthesiology
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Allison Lee, M.D. Allison Lee, M.D.
Institution: Columbia University
Type of Grant:  REG
Start Date: 1/1/18
Project Title: A Mixed Methods: RCT Comparing Two Methods of Debriefing for a Serious Game Designed to Teach Novice Anesthesia Residents (CA1) to Perform General Anesthesia for Emergency Cesarean Delivery   View abstract here
Supported by The Gertie Marx Endowment Fund

 
 

Richard D. Urman, M.D., M.B.A.Richard D. Urman, M.D., M.B.A.
Institution: Brigham and Women's Hospital
Type of Grant:  REG
Start Date: 1/1/17
Project Title: Conducting Perioperative Code Status and Goals of Care Discussions:  A Bi-Institutional Study to Develop a Novel, Evidence-Based Curriculum for Anesthesiology Trainees
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Raymond A. Zollo, M.D.Raymond A. Zollo, M.D.
Institution: University of Rochester Anesthesiology
Type of Grant:  REG
Start Date:  1/1/17
Project Title: Does Facilitated Peer Learning and Coaching (PLC) Improve Learning in the First Six Weeks of Training for Anesthesia Non-Technical Skills
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Transition to Independence Grant (TIG)

 

Sajid Shahul, M.D., M.P.H.Sajid Shahul, M.D., M.P.H.
Institution: The University of Chicago
Type of Grant:  TIG
Start Date:  10/1/17
Project Title: Esmolol to Control Adrenergic Storm in Septic Shock
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GEMSSTAR Grant

 

MatthewMatthew B. Friese, M.D.
Institution: Brigham and Women's Hospital
Type of Grant:  GEMSSTAR
Start Date: 1/1/17
Project Title: Role of Complement and Microglia in Anesthesia-Induced Synapse Remodeling During Development
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Supported by The Gertie Marx Endowment Fund

 
 

Elizabeth Whitlock, M.D., MSc
Institution: The Regent of the University of California, San Francisco
Type of Grant: MRTG-Clinical and Translational
Start Date:  5/1/18
Project Title:  Cognitive Trajectories Before and After Coronary Revascularization in the Elderly
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Supported by The Gertie Marx Endowment Fund