Department of Anesthesiology Holds 7th Annual Research Exposition
November 17, 2011
The Department of Anesthesiology faculty, fellows and residents displayed their research at the seventh annual Anesthesiology Research Exposition, with a special guest lecture and reception held on November 17th. Twenty-six poster projects were displayed in the halls of the anesthesiology department, showcasing studies in a wide range of topics.
The event featured a guest lecture entitled "Why After 30 Years of Failure, I'm More Optimistic Than Ever for a Breakthrough in Neuroprotection", given by Dr. David S. Warner, Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Neurobiology and Surgery, Vice Chair for Research, Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, NC.
The Van Poznak Anesthesia Research Scholar updates were given this year by Dr. Alexander Proekt, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Weill Cornell Medical College and Dr. Kingsley Storer, Instructor of Anesthesiology, Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Van Poznak himself was in attendance this year for the lectures, "Mechanisms of General Anesthesia; Study of Human Electrocorticography" by Dr. Proekt and "Propofol reduces size and frequency of neuronal assemblies in a computational cortical model" given by Dr. Storer.