Basic science research

The Department of Anesthesia participates in both basic science and clinical investigation to advance perioperative care.

Clinical investigations occur in subspecialties including:

  • Cardiothoracic¬†Anesthesia
  • Chronic Pain Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Neuroanesthesia
  • Obstetrical Anesthesia
  • Operating Room Management
  • Pediatric Anesthesia
  • Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine

Basic science research topics include:

  • Acute pain
  • Chronic pain after surgery
  • Analgesic pharmacology
  • Novel anesthetic drug synthesis
  • Effects of drugs on learning and memory