2018 Grant Recipients

Since 1986, the Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER) has funded more than $47 million in research grants. Below is a list of our 2018 grant recipients.

2018 Grant Recipients

Anderson, Anthony

T. Anthony Anderson, MD, PhD
Mentored Research Training Grant
Primary Mentor: David C. Yeomans, PhD, PhD
Modulation of Acute and Chronic Pain Using Focused Ultrasound on the Peripheral Nervous System

Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, CA

 
 

Cherry, Anne

Anne D. Cherry, MD
Mentored Research Training Grant
Primary Mentor: Claude A. Piantadosi, MD
Interface of Mitochondrial Quality Control and Immune Activation in Heart Transplant

Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, NC

 
 

Devinney, Michael

Michael J. Devinney, MD, PhD
Research Fellowship Grant
Primary Mentor: Joseph P. Mathew, MD, MBA, MHSc, FASE
The Association of Obstructive Sleep Apnea with Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction and Neuroinflammation

Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, NC

 
 

Doshi, Tina

Tina L. Doshi, MD, MHS
Mentored Research Training Grant
Primary Mentor: Srinivasa Raja, MD, MBBS
Novel Biomarkers and Pain Phenotypes in Trigeminal Neuralgia

Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD

 
 

Ebert, Thomas

Thomas J. Ebert, MD, PhD
Research in Education Grant
Beyond Milestones; using Holistic Ratings to Evaluate Trainee Performance

Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

 
 

Gurba, Katherine

Katharine N. Gurba, MD, PhD
Research Fellowship Grant
Primary Mentor: Robert W. Gereau, PhD
Preclinical Evaluation of Analgesia Mediated by a Novel Muscarinic M4 Positive Allosteric Modulator

Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO

 
 

Joseph, Thomas

Thomas T. Joseph, MD, PhD
Mentored Research Training Grant
Primary Mentor: Roderic G. Eckenhoff, MD
Anesthetic Interactions with Ryanodine Receptor 1 in Malignant Hyperthermia

University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

 
 

Krishnamoorthy, Vijay

Vijay Krishnamoorthy, MD, PhD
Mentored Research Training Grant
Primary Mentor: Eric J. Velazquez, MD
Mechanisms and Clinical Impact of Myocardial Injury Following Traumatic Brain Injury

Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, NC

 
 

Khanna, Ashish

Ashish K. Khanna, MD, FCCP, FCCM, FASA
Mentored Research Training Grant
Primary Mentor: Daniel I. Sessler, MD
A Randomized, Pilot Trial of Continuous Postoperative Hemodynamic and Saturation Monitoring

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland, OH

 
 

Kynes, James

James Matthew Kynes, MD
Research in Education Grant
Primary Mentor: Matthew D. McEvoy, MD, MD
The Effect of Simulation Combined with Booster Training on Long-term Clinical Performance for Caesarean Delivery in a Low-resource Setting

Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN

 
 

Martini, Ross

Ross P. Martini, MD
Mentored Research Training Grant
Primary Mentor: Miriam M. Treggiari, MD, PhD, MPH
Eicosanoid Pathway Manipulation and Neurophysiology of Delayed Ischemia After Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

Oregon Health and Science University
Portland, OR

 
 

Rong, Lisa

Lisa Q. Rong, MD
Mentored Research Training Grant
Primary Mentor: Jonathan W, Weinsaft, MD
Mitral Apparatus Tissue Characterization for Prediction of Anesthesia-induced Changes and Mid-term Success After Surgical and Percutaneous Mitral Valve Repair

Weill Medical College of Cornell University
New York, NY

 
 

Salmasi, Vafi

Vafi Salmasi, MD
Mentored Research Training Grant
Primary Mentor: Sean Mackey, MD, PhD
Comparing Effectiveness of Duloxetine and Desipramine in Patients with Chronic Pain: A Pragmatic Randomized Controlled Trial Using Point of Care Randomization

Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, CA

 
 

Schenning, Katie

Katie Schenning, MD, MPH
GEMSSTAR
Primary Mentor: Joseph Quinn, MD
The Role of Alzheimer’s Risk Factors in Cognitive Decline After Spine Surgery

Oregon Health and Science University
Portland, OR

 
 

Shi, Yu

Yu Shi, MD, MPH
Mentored Research Training Grant
Primary Mentor: David O. Warner, MD
Longitudinal Assessment of Affect, Behavior, and Cognition in Children Undergoing General Anesthesia

Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN