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IARS Awards and Grants Recipients

The IARS established its Awards and Grants Program in 1983 to further the scientific advancement of the anesthesiology specialty. To date, the IARS has funded over 200 projects, contributing over $14 million to the anesthesia community.

Recipients

David Amar, MD
1998 Clinical Scholar Research Award
Atrial fibrillation following thoracic surgery: Role of calcium channel activation
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York

David M. Ansley, MD
2005 Clinical Scholar Research Award
Propofol cardioprotection for Type II diabetes
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Shahbaz R. Arain, MD
2003 Clinical Scholar Research Award
Autonomic and vascular effects of anesthetics in humans
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Sinziana Avramescu, MD, PhD, FRCPC
2013 IARS Mentored Research Award
Do anesthetics exacerbate memory deficits following traumatic brain injury?
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Paul Barash, MD
2014 Teaching Recognition Award - Achievement in Education
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, Connecticut

Friederike Ursula Behmenburg, MD
2012 SCA-IARS Starter Research Grant
Does protection of the aged heart by targeting mitochondrial large conductance Ca2+- activated potassium channels improve long term hemodynamic performance?
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Yaakov Beilin, MD
2001 Clinical Scholar Research Award
The effect of epidural fentanyl on infant breastfeeding: A prospective randomized study
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
New York, New York

Jonathan Benumof, MD
2010 Teaching Recognition Award - Achievement in Education
University of California, San Diego
San Diego, California

Miles Berger, MD, PhD
2014 IARS Mentored Research Award
The trajectory and significance of perioperative changes in AD biomarkers
Duke University
Durham, North Carolina

Mitchell F. Berman, MD
1991 B.B. Sankey Anesthesia Advancement Award
Blockade of Cardiac Sodium Channels By Local Anesthetics: Whole-cell and Single-channel Analysis

Brian G. Bertha, MD
1990 B.B. Sankey Anesthesia Advancement Award
Do Inotropic and Vasopressor Drugs Stimulate or Attenuate Platelet Aggregation and Thrombosis in Pig Coronary Arteries?

David Birnbach, MD, MPH
2006 Teaching Recognition Award
Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine
Miami, Florida

Robert Block, PhD
2012 SmartTots Research Grant
General Anesthesia During Human Infancy and Brain Development
University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa

Bruce A. Bollen, MD
1987 B.B. Sankey Anesthesia Advancement Award
The Role of Arterial Diameter, Vascular Endothelium and Activator Ca++ in Coronary Smooth Muscle Response to Halothane and Isoflurane

Zeljko J. Bosnjak, PhD
1986 B.B. Sankey Anesthesia Advancement Award
Effect of Chronic Administration of Calcium Antagonists

Ansgar Brambrink, MD, PhD
2012 Frontiers in Anesthesia Research Award
Long-Term Outcome of Single vs. Triple Anesthesia Exposure of Infant Monkeys
Oregon Health and Science University
Portland, Oregon

Timo Brandenburger, MD
2010 SCA-IARS Starter Research Grant
Effects of microRNA-1 knockdown on IGF-1 and cMet expression and impact on hypoxia-induced cell death in rat myoblast cells H9c2
University Hospital Düsseldorf, Germany
Düsseldorf, Germany

Robert F. Brett, MD, PhD
1985 B.B. Sankey Anesthesia Advancement Award
The Effects of Volatile Anesthetics on Slow Voltage-activated Ion channels in Cultured Neurons

Charles Brown, IV, MD
2015 IARS Mentored Research Award
Prevention and Consequences of Postoperative Delirium
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland

Robert H. Brown, MD, MPH
1997 Clinical Scholar Research Award
Mechanisms of stretch relaxation in normal and asthmatic human airways measured by High Resolution Computed Tomography (HRCT)
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland

John F. Butterworth IV, MD
1986 B.B. Sankey Anesthesia Advancement Award
Brain Cellular Mechanisms of Increased Anesthetic Susceptibility With Aging

Vincent W.S. Chan, MD, FRCPC
2013 Teaching Recognition Award - Achievement in Education
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Larry Chu, MD, MS
2011 Teaching Recognition Award - Innovation in Education
START - Successful Transition to Anesthesia Residency Training
Stanford University
Palo Alto, California

William R. Clarke, MD, MS
1988 B.B. Sankey Anesthesia Advancement Award
The Role of Differential Prostaglandin Sensitivity in Controlling the Transitional Circulation

Lydia Conlay, MD, PhD
2008 Teaching Recognition Award - Achievement in Education
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas

Timothy J. Connelly, MD, MS
1992 B.B. Sankey Anesthesia Advancement Award
The Effect of Volatile Anesthetics on the Calcium Release Channel of Cardiac Sarcoplasmic Reticulum

Laura Cornelissen, PhD
2015 IARS Mentored Research Award
Cerebral Dynamics of General Anesthesia in Childhood
Boston Children's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Arthur J. Cronin, MD
2002 Clinical Scholar Research Award
Perioperative melatonin replacement to preserve postoperative circadian rhythm
Penn State/Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
University Park, Pennsylvania

C. Michael Crowder, MD, PhD
2009 Frontiers in Anesthesia Research Award
Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Hypoxic and Anesthetic Preconditioning
Washington University
St. Louis, Missouri

Gerard Curley, PhD, MB, BCh, BAO
2013 IARS Mentored Research Award
Targeting the MSC-macrophage interaction; optimizing cell therapy for ARDS
St. Michael's Hospital
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Patrick E. Curling, MD
1985 B.B. Sankey Anesthesia Advancement Award
Interoperative Assessment of Left Ventricular Volume and Ejection Fraction: Two-dimensional Transesophageal Echocardiography vs. Radionuclide Angiography

Richard F. Davis
1985 B.B. Sankey Anesthesia Advancement Award

Alberto J. de Armendi, MD
1991 B.B. Sankey Anesthesia Advancement Award
Mechanisms of Anaesthesia of Volatile and Barbiturate Anaesthetics at the Acetylcholine Receptor

Steven A. Deem, MD
2003 Frontiers in Anesthesia Research Award
Hemoglobin, Nitric Oxide, and the Pulmonary Circulation
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington

Department of Anesthesiology
2008 Chinese Research Prize
Proteomic profiling of the soluble fractions in the rat hippocampus post propofol anesthesia
Beijing Chaoyang Hospital, Capital Medical University
Beijing, China

Karen B. Domino, MD
1990 B.B. Sankey Anesthesia Advancement Award
Effect of Changes in PCO2 on the Matching of Ventilation and Perfusion in Normal and Edematous Lungs

Dong Hailong
2009 Chinese Research Prize
Activation of orexin signal in basal forebrain facilitates the emergence from sevoflurane anesthesia in rat
Xijing Hospital, Fourth Military Medical University
Xian, China

Roderic G. Eckenhoff, MD
1990 B.B. Sankey Anesthesia Advancement Award
Subcellular Distribution of Inhalational Anesthetics

Talmage Egan, MD
1997 Teaching Recognition Award
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah

John D. Emhardt, MD
1988 B.B. Sankey Anesthesia Advancement Award
The Effect of Almitrine on the Pulmonary Microcirculation

Miodrag Filipovic, MD
2000 Clinical Scholar Research Award
The effect of sevoflurane and propofol on the diastolic function of the left ventricle: An echocardiographic in vivo study
Kantonsspital Basel University Hospital
Basel, Switzerland

Leonard Firestone, MD
1995 Clinical Scholar Research Award
Central loci and mechanisms of analgesia; Elucidation by positron emission tomography
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Pierre Fiset, MD
1999 Clinical Scholar Research Award
Cholinergic mechanisms mediating loss of consciousness produced by anesthetic drugs in healthy human volunteers
McGill University
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Lee A. Fleisher, MD
2000 Clinical Scholar Research Award
Perioperative anemia recovery from surgery trial (PARST)
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland

Pamela Flood, MD
2004 Clinical Scholar Research Award
Hyperalgesic effects of volatile anesthetics in postoperative patients: Prevention with nicotine
Columbia University
New York, New York

Robert Forbes, MD
1987 B.B. Sankey Anesthesia Advancement Award
Development of a Program to Assess Clinical Performance of Resident Physicians in Anesthesia

Amanda Fox, MD, MPH
2012 SCA-IARS Mid-Career Research Grant
Genome-Wide Assessment of Genetic Associations with Heart Failure after Primary Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Steven M. Frank, MD
1996 Clinical Scholar Research Award
Determinates of the adrenergic and metabolic responses to core hypothermia
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland

Ralph Joachim Fuchs, MD, PhD
2008 Clinical Scholar Research Award
Determining the Role of Nrf2 and Disrupted Iron Homeostasis in Innate Immune Response and Survival during Septic Shock in Critically Ill Adults
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland

David Gaba, MD
2007 Teaching Recognition Award - Achievement in Education
Stanford University
Palo Alto, California

Robert Gaiser, MD
2003 Teaching Recognition Award
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Christopher Gallagher, MD
2008 Teaching Recognition Award - Achievement in Education
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, New York

Tong Joo Gan, MD, BS, FRCA
1999 Clinical Scholar Research Award
Enhancing recovery outcomes in elderly ambulatory patients
Duke University
Durham, North Carolina

Rona G. Giffard, PhD, MD
1997 Frontiers in Anesthesia Research Award
Gene Therapy Of Ischemic Brain Injury: New Mechanisms Of Protection By BCL-2
Stanford University
Palo Alto, California

Yehuda Ginosar, BSc, MBBS
2003 Clinical Scholar Research Award
Antepartum chronic epidural therapy (ACET) for pre-eclampsia and intrauterine growth retardation: Dose findings study and randomized clinical trial
Hebrew University - Hadassah Medical Center
Jerusalem, Israel

Gu Wei-dong
2008 Chinese Research Prize
Effects and mechanisms of bone mesenchymal stem cells transplantation on repair of injured spinal cord
Ruijin Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine
Shanghai, China

Ferenc E. Gyulai, MD
2000 Clinical Scholar Research Award
Anesthetic mechanisms by in vivo human imaging
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Klaus Hahnenkamp, MD
2004 Ben Covino Memorial Award
Local anesthetic inhibition of NMDA receptor signaling - Identification of molecular
 
2007 Teaching Recognition Award - Innovation in Education
Curriculum Anesthesia, Intensive Care Medicine and Pain Medicine

2007 Clinical Scholar Research Award
Perioperative protective effects of lidocaine - Clinical study on the route and timing of administration
University Hospital
Muenster, Germany

Han Ling
2008 Chinese Research Prize
The influence of different targeted effect-site concentrations of sufentanil on propofol EC50 at loss of consciousness
The First Hospital of Jilin University, Changchun
Changchun, China

Gregory MT Hare, MD, PhD, FRCPC
2010 SCA-IARS Mid-Career Research Grant
Determining the hemoglobin threshold for hypoxic cellular responses: Studies in anemic hypoxia inducible factor (HIF)-ODD-luciferase mice
St. Michael’s Hospital
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Nina C. Hauck-Weber, PhD
2013 SCA-IARS Mid-Career Research Grant
Secretion of caveolin to the bloodstream – a role for circulation factors in inducing organ protection by helium – A translational approach
University of Amsterdam
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Judith Hellman, MD
2015 Frontiers in Anesthesia Research Award
Endothelial inflammatory pathways in septic vasculopathy and organ injury
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, California

Kirk J. Hogan, MD
1988 B.B. Sankey Anesthesia Advancement Award
Malignant Hyperthermia DNA Linkage Analysis

Markus W. Hollman, MD, PhD
2000 Ben Covino Memorial Award
Inhibitory effects of local anesthetics on receptor/G-protein signaling

2002 Ben Covino Memorial Award
Local anesthetic inhibition of NMDA receptor signaling - Identification of molecular mechanisms
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia

Christian Honemann, MD
1998 Ben Covino Memorial Award
Local anesthetic inhibition of thromboxane A2 signaling: Molecular mechanisms and effects of platelet aggregation
Westphalian Wilhelms Univesität
Munster, Germany

David D. Hood, MD
1995 Clinical Scholar Research Award
Intrathecal neostigmine methylsulfate: A novel approach to spinal analgesia
Wake Forest University Medical Center
Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Phillipe R. Housmans, MD, PhD
1986 B.B. Sankey Anesthesia Advancement Award
Influence of Halothane on Intracellular Calcium Handling in Mammalian Cardiac Muscle

Kimberly Howard-Quijano, MD
2014 SCA-IARS Starter Research Grant
The role of cardiospinal reflexes in modulation of ventricular arrhythmogenesis
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California

Ling Qun Hu, MD
2011 Teaching Recognition Award - Achievement in Education
Northwestern University
Evanston, Illinois

Hu Sheng
2009 Chinese Research Prize
Effect of Remote Ischemic Preconditioning on Spinal Cord Ischemia-reperfusion Injury after Elective Cervical Decompression Surgery — A Randomized Controlled Trial
Xijing Hospital, Fourth Military Medical University
Xian, China

Caleb Ing, MD
2012 SmartTots Research Grant
Anesthetic Exposure Duration and Effects on Cognitive and Language Ability
Columbia University
New York, New York

Jiang Jia
2008 Chinese Research Prize
The effects of altering the systemic inflammatory response perioperatively on pre-emptive analgesia and postoperative cognition
Beijing Chaoyang Hospital, Capital Medical University
Beijing, China

Ken B. Johnson, MD
2004 Teaching Recognition Award
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah

Amy E. Jonassen, MD
1993 B.B. Sankey Anesthesia Advancement Award
The Effect of Systemic Vasodilator Therapy on Cerebral Flow/Metabolism Coupling During Pediatric Hypothermic Cardiopulmonary Bypass

Kerstin Jurk, MD
2007 Clinical Scholar Research Award
Role of platelets of inflammatory modulators in the pathogenesis of sepsis
University Hospital
Muenster, Germany

John Robinson Keltner, MD, PhD
2004 Clinical Scholar Research Award
Brain circuitry underlying anticipation of pain and placebo analgesia - An fMRI study
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, California

Steven E. Kern, PhD
2003 Clinical Scholar Research Award
Assessing the interaction of morphine and its metabolites in human volunteers
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah

Evan D. Kharasch, MD, PhD
1989 B.B. Sankey Anesthesia Advancement Award
Human Endogenous Morphine and Codeine: Isolation, Mechanisms of Synthesis, and Response to the Stress of Labor

Minjae Kim, MD
2014 IARS Mentored Research Award
Assessing perioperative comorbidities through latent class analysis
Columbia University
New York, New York

Stephen Kimatian, MD, FAAP
2008 Teaching Recognition Award - Innovation in Education
Penn State University
University Park, Pennsylvania

Stephen W. King, MD, PhD
1991 B.B. Sankey Anesthesia Advancement Award
Anesthetic Effects on the Inositol Triphosphate Receptor

Jerome Klafta, MD
2002 Teaching Recognition Award
University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

Giora Landesberg, MD, DSc, MBA
2006 Clinical Scholar Research Award
Cardiac morbidity and mortality in high-risk general ICU patients: Pathophysiology and prospective randomized trial
Hebrew University - Hadassah Medical Center
Jerusalem, Israel

Leonie Lang Siegel, MD
2009 Clinical Scholar Research Award
Differentiating peripherally from centrally mediated opioid analgesia in postoperative pain
University Hospital Benjamin Franklin
Berlin, Germany

Paul B. Langevin, MD
1998 Clinical Scholar Research Award
Vascular responsiveness in pregnancy and pre-eclampsia
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida

Jennifer K. Lee, MD
2010 Clinical Scholar Research Award
Non-invasively monitoring cerebrovascular autoregulation after pediatric cardiac arrest
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland

Bruce J. Leone, MD
1989 B.B. Sankey Anesthesia Advancement Award
Effects of Anesthesia on the Threshold of Pacing-induced Myocardial Ischemia

Adam Levine, MD
2009 Teaching Recognition Award - Achievement in Education
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
New York, New York

Li Xing
2009 Chinese Research Prize
A study of the role of beta amyloid protein and creative protein changes in the development of postoperative cognitive dysfunction in patients undergoing liver transplantation
Affiliated Renji Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine
Shanghai, China

Li Yang
2009 Chinese Research Prize
Preconditioning with repeated hyperbaric oxygen induces myocardial and cerebral protection in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery
Xijing Hospital, Fourth Military Medical University
Xian, China

Erica P. Lin, MD
2015 IARS Mentored Research Award
Protective anesthetic strategies during neonatal brain ischemia
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Cincinnati, Ohio

Mark A. Lovich, MD, PhD
2009 SCA-IARS Starter Research Grant
Pericardial Inotropic Therapy: A new paradigm for studying heart contraction
Caritas St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, Tufts University Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts

Jeffrey K. Lu, MD
1997 Clinical Scholar Research Award
The effect of intrathecal morphine on the ventilatory response to hypoxia
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah

Nadia Lunardi, MD, PhD
2014 IARS Mentored Research Award
Anesthesia-induced impairments of developmental synaptic plasticity
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia

Luo Yan
2008 Chinese Research Prize
Effects of isoflurane on the expression of NMDA receptor subtype-NR2B in the developing rat brain
Ruijin Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine
Shanghai, China

Qing Ma, MD
2009 SCA-IARS Mid-Career Research Grant
ACD39 modulates NKT cell-induced oxygen toxicity in the lung
Duke University
Durham, North Carolina

Mazen A. Maktabi, MD
1993 B.B. Sankey Anesthesia Advancement Award
Role of Endogenous Release of Angiotensin II in the Choroid Plexus Response to Hypoxia

Michael W. Manning, PhD, MD
2013 SCA-IARS Starter Research Grant
Atrial fibrillation following cardiopulmonary bypass: The role of angiotensin II
 
2015 IARS Mentored Research Award
Mechanisms In the Development of Post Operative Atrial Fibrillation
Duke University
Durham, North Carolina

Dan C. Martin, MD
1988 B.B. Sankey Anesthesia Advancement Award
Anesthetic effects on 50-hydroxytryptamine Metabolism in Rat Brain Synaptosomes and Storage Granules

Bryan Maxwell, MD, MPH
2014 SCA-IARS Starter Research Grant
Development of a comprehensive perioperative registry of noncardiac surgery and obstetric care for patients with adult congenital heart disease
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland

Mervyn Maze, MB, ChB
1987 B.B. Sankey Anesthesia Advancement Award
Anesthetic Depth and Central Monoaminergic Neurotransmission

Francis X. McGowan Jr., MD
1992 B.B. Sankey Anesthesia Advancement Award
Effects of General Anesthetics Upon Nitric Oxide Production in the Porcine Coronary circulation

David McIllroy, MD, FANZCA, MClinEpi
2014 SCA-IARS Mid-Career Research Grant
Does varying the chloride content of intravenous fluid alter the risk of acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery?
Alfred Hospital and Monash University
Melbourne, Australia

Christopher K. McQuitty, MD
1999 Clinical Scholar Research Award
Effect of single-dose glucocorticosteroids and aprotinin on b-andrenrgic receptor dysfunction and cytokine generation after cardiopulmonary bypass
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Galveston, Texas

Konrad Meissner, MD
2008 Clinical Scholar Research Award
Role of P-glycoprotein in Cerebral Morphine Disposition and Analgesia
Washington University
St. Louis, Missouri

Patrick Meybohm, MD
2010 Clinical Scholar Research Award
Remote ischemic preconditioning for congenital heart surgery (RIP CoHeart-Study)
University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein
Kiel, Germany

Isobel A. Muhiudeen, MD, PhD
1994 Clinical Scholar Research Award
Effects of inhaled nitric oxide on pulmonary hypertension in infants and children undergoing surgical repair of congenital heart disease
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, California

Holly A. Muir, MD
2002 Clinical Scholar Research Award
B2-Adrenergic receptor genetic polymorphisms: Effect on uterine quiescence and preterm delivery
Duke University
Durham, North Carolina

David Murray, MD
1987 B.B. Sankey Anesthesia Advancement Award
Development of a Program to Assess Clinical Performance of Resident Physicians in Anesthesia

Edward Nemergut, MD
2010 Teaching Recognition Award - Innovation in Education
OpenAnesthesia.org
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia

Claus Niemann, MD
2007 Clinical Scholar Research Award
Ischemia reperfusion injury during total knee athroplasty: The impact of metabolic syndrome
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, California

Vladimir Nigrovic, MD
1986 B.B. Sankey Anesthesia Advancement Award
Adverse Reactions and Metabolism of Atracurium
 
1988 B.B. Sankey Anesthesia Advancement Award
Consequences of the Interaction of Atracurium and Its Metabolites with Nucleophiles

Roisin Ni Mhuircheartaigh, MB, BCh (Hons) MRCPI, FFARCSI
2009 Clinical Scholar Research Award
The "thalamocortical switch" and consciousness; is interruption of thalamocortical transmission the cause or a consequence of induction of general anaesthesia by propofol
University of Oxford
Oxford, United Kingdom

J. Russell Norton, MD
2002 Clinical Scholar Research Award
The effects and interaction of sedative doses of intraveneous midazolam or propofol and hypoxia on upper airway obstruction
University of Rochester
Rochester, New York

Martina Nowak-Machen, MD
2009 SCA-IARS Starter Research Grant
PPAR gamma as a novel therapeutic target in perioperative cerebral injury following deep hypothermic circulatory arrest
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Beverley A. Orser, MD, FRCPC, PhD
1995 Frontiers in Anesthesia Research Award
Anaesthetics, Second Messenger Systems And Ligand-gated Receptors
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Pontus Ostman, MD
1991 B.B. Sankey Anesthesia Advancement Award
The Efficacy and Hemodynamic Effects of Epidurally Administered Dexmedetomidine Towards Visceral and Thermal Nociceptive Stimulus in the Gravid Guinea Pig

Medge Owen, MD
2009 Teaching Recognition Award - Innovation in Education
Kybele...for safe childbirth worldwide
Wake Forest University
Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Manuel Pardo Jr., MD
2005 Teaching Recognition Award
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, California

Kyle T.S. Pattinson, BM, FRCA
2006 Clinical Scholar Research Award
Investigation of pharmacological modulation of respiratory control using fMRI
University of Oxford
Oxford, United Kingdom

Robert A. Pearce, MD, PhD
1990 B.B. Sankey Anesthesia Advancement Award
Effect of Volatile Anesthetics on Neuronal Inhibition in the Rat Hippocampus in Vitro

Don Penning, MD
1989 B.B. Sankey Anesthesia Advancement Award
The Role of Glutamic Acid In Perinatal Hypoxic/Ischemic Encephalopathy

Tjorvi E. Perry, MD
2009 Clinical Scholar Research Award
Genetic influences on complement activation and perioperative myocardial injury following coronary artery bypass graft surgery
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Tobias Piegeler, MD
2012 SCA-IARS Starter Research Grant
Amide-linked Local Anesthetics as Src kinase inhibitors in Pulmonary Vascular Inflammation – A New Target for Old Drugs?
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

Esther M. Pogatzki-Zahn, MD, PhD
2006 Clinical Scholar Research Award
The role of the menstrual cycle, sex hormones and gender for modulation of pain perception and cortical activation after an experimental incision in human volunteers
University Hospital
Muenster, Germany

Jayant Nick Pratap, MB BCHir, MRCPCH, FRCA
2011 SCA-IARS Starter Research Grant
Randomized trial of near-infrared spectroscopy to guide intraoperative and intensive care management during children's heart surgery
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Cincinnati, Ohio

B. (Benedikt) Preckel, MD, DEAA
2008 Clinical Scholar Research Award
Organ Protection by Noble Gases-Helium Induced Early and Late Preconditioning in Human Endothelium
University of Amsterdam
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Robert G. Presson, MD
1988 B.B. Sankey Anesthesia Advancement Award
The Fate of Gas Emboli in the Pulmonary Circulation

Donald S. Prough, MD
1984 B.B. Sankey Anesthesia Advancement Award
Investigation of the Effects on Cerebral Blood Flow of a Thromboxane Synthetase Inhibitor Administered to Animals Subjected to Total Cerebral Ischemia

Rene Przkora, MD, PhD
2014 IARS Mentored Research Award
Preconditioning of Older Patients undergoing Hip Joint Replacement Surgery
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Galveston, Texas

Jacob Raphael, MD
2010 Clinical Scholar Research Award
Haptoglobin polymorphism as a predictor of major adverse cardiac events and acute kidney injury after coronary artery bypass surgery in patients with diabetes
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia

Aeyal Raz, MD, PhD
2013 IARS Mentored Research Award
Pathway specific mechanisms of anesthesia in the cortex
University of Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin

Esperanza Recio-Pinto, MD
1993 Ben Covino Memorial Award
Lidocaine action on individual functional state of various sodium channels
Cornell University Medical College
Ithaca, New York

Bernhard Riedel, MB, ChB, FCA, MMed, FAHA, PhD
2007 Clinical Scholar Research Award
Perioperative endothelial kinetics - A predictor of outcome following major surgery
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas

Anthony M. Roche, MBChB, FRCA, MMed
2005 Clinical Scholar Research Award
Tissue factor mediated perioperative hypercoagulability - The role of lipopolysaccharide
Duke University
Durham, North Carolina

Marc B. Sabbe, MD
1989 B.B. Sankey Anesthesia Advancement Award
Studies on the Effects of Spinally Administered Drugs on Respiratory Function

Tetsuro Sakai, MD, PhD
2010 SCA-IARS Starter Research Grant
Role of tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinase in stem cell mediated neuronal protection in vitro
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Jeffrey Sall, PhD, MD
2013 SmartTots Research Grant
Recognition Memory Following Early Childhood Anesthesia
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, California

Michael Schäfer, MD
1999 Frontiers in Anesthesia Research Award
Regulatory Mechanisms Of Peripheral Opioid Analgesia
University Hospital Benjamin Franklin
Berlin, Germany

Mark S. Scheller, MD
1991 B.B. Sankey Anesthesia Advancement Award
Modifications of Patterns of Hippocampal Excitatory Amino Acid Concentrations Following Global Cerebral Ischemia in Rabbits by Two Voltage Dependent Calcium Channel Antagonists

Rene Schmidt, MD
2008 Clinical Scholar Research Award
Organ Protection by Hepatic Heme Oxygenase-1 Up-Regulation Through Volatile Anesthetics in Humans
University Medical Center Freiburg
Freiburg, Germany

Thomas Schricker, MD, PhD
2001 Clinical Scholar Research Award
Understanding how epidural analgesia attenuates postoperative protein catabolism: Modulation of substrate utilization and tissue insulin sensitivity
McGill University
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Mark A. Schumacher, PhD, MD
2001 Frontiers in Anesthesia Research Award
Stretch-inactivated channels in pain transduction
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, California

John (Hans) Schweiger, MD
2000 Teaching Recognition Award
University of South Florida
Tampa, Florida

Margaret M. Sedensky, MD
1991 B.B. Sankey Anesthesia Advancement Award
Analysis of the Site(s) of Action of Volatile Anesthetics by Molecular Genetics

Manfred Seeberger, MD
1995 Clinical Scholar Research Award
Intraoperative transesophageal dobutamine stress echocardiography for perioperative risk assessment in patients with an increases risk of ischemia cardiac events
University of Basel
Basel, Switzerland

Scott Segal, MD
1999 Teaching Recognition Award
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Robert E. Shangraw, MD, PhD
1994 Clinical Scholar Research Award
Effect of dichloroacetate on core-cycle metabolism, acid-base stability, and graft function in liver transplantation patients
Oregon Health and Science University
Portland, Oregon

Sam R. Sharar, MD
2006 Clinical Scholar Research Award
Subjective and neuroimaging assessment of combined opioid and virtual reality analgesia
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington

Bing Shi, MD, PhD
1996 Ben Covino Memorial Award
Pharmacognetic differentiation of cocaine vs. bupivacaine cardiotoxicity
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Lubbock, Texas

Shi Hong-wei
2008 Chinese Research Prize
A study of the mechanisms of hemodynamic variations during vascular anastomosis in patients undergoing off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting surgery
Nanjing First Hospital, Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing Heart Institute
Nanjing, China

J.C. Sill, MBBS
1987 B.B. Sankey Anesthesia Advancement Award
Inhalational Anesthetics and Coronary Vasomotion

Richard Smiley, MD, PhD
1992 B.B. Sankey Anesthesia Advancement Award
Perioperative Beta-Adrenergic Receptor Desensitization

1994 Clinical Scholar Research Award
Beta-Adrenergic receptor regulation during pregnancy
Columbia University
New York, New York

Mark Stafford Smith, MD, CM
1993 B.B. Sankey Anesthesia Advancement Award
Localization of Alpha2-Adrenergic Receptor Subtypes to Specific Regions and Cell Bodies in Human Spinal Cord

Christoph Stein, MD
1990 B.B. Sankey Anesthesia Advancement Award
Peripheral Opioid Receptors Mediating Antinociception in Inflammation: Endogenous Ligands

Tracy Stierer, MD
2005 Clinical Scholar Research Award
Early identification of sleep apnea
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland

David Stone, MD
1998 Teaching Recognition Award
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia

Greg Stratmann, MD, PhD
2009 Clinical Scholar Research Award
Is pediatric anesthesia associated with long-term hippocampal dysfunction?
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, California

Wyndam M. Strodtbeck, MD
2010 Clinical Scholar Research Award
Differential tolerance to opioid-mediated analgesia and respiratory depression in subjects chronically taking opioids
Virginia Mason Medical Center
Seattle, Washington

Jan Stumpner, MD
2011 SCA-IARS Starter Research Grant
The functional role of calcium/calmodulin kinase II in ischemic and anesthetic-induced cardiac protection
University of Würzburg
Würzburg, Germany

Lena S. Sun, MD
1997 Clinical Scholar Research Award
Adrenoceptor function in the immature human myocardium

2013 SmartTots Research Grant
Pediatric Anesthesia NeuroDevelopment Assessment (PANDA) Study
Columbia University
New York, New York

Sun Hai-tao
2008 Chinese Research Prize
An experimental study of the relation of delayed cardio-protection by sufentanil to cyclooxygenase-2 and mitochondrial KATP channels
Plastic Surgery Hospital, Peking Union Medical College
Beijing, China

Christer Svensén, MD, PhD, DEAA, MBA
2005 Clinical Scholar Research Award
Potent inhalation of anesthetic agents extravascular accumulation of infused fluids in humans
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Galveston, Texas

Madhav Swaminathan, MD
2007 Clinical Scholar Research Award
The role of circulating progenitor cells in renal outcomes after cardiac valve surgery
Duke University
Durham, North Carolina

Jeffrey Taekman, MD
2013 Teaching Recognition Award - Innovation in Education
ILE@D platform
Duke University
Durham, North Carolina

Robert H. Thiele, MD
2013 SCA-IARS Starter Research Grant
Comparison of broad-band near-infrared spectroscopy-derived mitochondrial oxidation state and tissue oxygen saturation for the detection of ischemia in two models of rat cerebral ischemia
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia

Lawrence Ching Tsen, MD
2001 Teaching Recognition Award
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Kenneth J. Tuman, MD
1988 B.B. Sankey Anesthesia Advancement Award
Myocardial Effects of Anesthetics in a Porcine Model of Coronary Atherosclerosis

Ichiro Uchida, MD, PhD
1993 B.B. Sankey Anesthesia Advancement Award
Subunit-Specific Property of Volatile Anesthetics on GABAA Receptor

Diederik van Dijk, MD, PhD, MPH
2004 Clinical Scholar Research Award
Long-term cognitive decline after coronary artery bypass grafting: Is off-pump surgery beneficial?

2011 SCA-IARS Mid-Career Research Grant
The effect of dexamethasone on cognitive decline after cardiac surgery
University Medical Center Utrecht
Utrecht, Netherlands

Wilton A. van Klei, MD, PhD
2011 Clinical Scholar Research Award
Effect of routine postoperative troponin measurements on one year cardiac events and death
University Medical Center Utrecht
Utrecht, Netherlands

Arthur W. Wallace, MD, PhD
1992 B.B. Sankey Anesthesia Advancement Award
Hemodynamic Determinants of Left Ventricular Function and Myocardial Ischemia in Man

Mark S. Wallace, MD
1996 Clinical Scholar Research Award
Neurosensory findings after intraveneous lidocaine in healthy volunteers and neuropathic pain states
University of California, San Diego
San Diego, California

Wang Hao
2009 Chinese Research Prize
The Effect of Propofol on Neural Development via GABAAR Signaling Pathway
Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University
Shanghai, China

Wang Hui
2009 Chinese Research Prize
Changes of learning and memory in senescent rats after general anaesthesia correlated with hippocampal acetylcholine level - brain microdialysis in vivo
Beijing Chaoyang Hospital, Capital Medical University
Beijing, China

David O. Warner, MD
1990 B.B. Sankey Anesthesia Advancement Award
Volatile Anesthetics and Epithelium-mediated Relaxation in Airway Smooth Muscle

Beverly J.M. Waxler, MD
1989 B.B. Sankey Anesthesia Advancement Award
The Role of Proteinase Inhibitors in Anesthesiology

Paul F. White, MD, PhD
1983 B.B. Sankey Anesthesia Advancement Award
Pharmacolinetic-dynamic Basis for Continuous Administration of Intraveneous Analgesics

Robert T. Wilder, MD
1994 Ben Covino Memorial Award
Human studies of tachyphylaxis to local anesthetics and hyperalgesia
Boston Children's/Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Brian A. Williams, MD, MBA
2001 Clinical Scholar Research Award
Outcomes after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: effect of femoral nerve block analgesia
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Lisa Wise-Faberowski, MD
2007 Clinical Scholar Research Award
Neurological outcomes in infants with congenital heart defects: The effect of anesthestic agents
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Aurora, Colorado

Cynthia A. Wong, MD
2004 Clinical Scholar Research Award
Neuraxial vs. systemic analgesia for latent phase labor analgesia in nulliparous parturients with induction of labor: Effect on rate of operative delivery
Northwestern University
Evanston, Illinois

Xiao Hong
2009 Chinese Research Prize
The mechanism of phantom limb pain: A pilot study in amputees and volunteers
West China Hospital, Sichuan University
Chengdu, China

Xu Liang
2008 Chinese Research Prize
The incidence of intra-operative awareness in China and analysis of contributing factors: a multicentre study
Beijing Chaoyang Hospital, Capital Medical University
Beijing, China

William L. Young, MD
1996 Clinical Scholar Research Award
Pharmacological manipulation of cerebrovascular resistance to treat cerebral ischemia
Columbia University
New York, New York

Chun-Su Yuan, MD, PhD
1998 Clinical Scholar Research Award
Antagonism of opioid-induced gut effects
University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

Yuan Jingjing
2009 Chinese Research Prize
Effect of OPRM1 A118G gene polymorphism on postoperative nausea and vomiting induced by fentanyl intraveneous analgesia
First Affiliated Hospital of Zhengzhou University
Zhengzhou, China

Ruth Zaslansky, DSc
2006 Clinical Scholar Research Award
Topical morphine for analgesia and promotion of wound healing in patients with skin-graft donor sites
Charité-Universitatsmedizin Berlin
Berlin, Germany

Michael Zaugg, MD, DEAA
2005 Frontiers in Anesthesia Research Award
Functional Genomics of Anesthetic Protection in Human Myocardium
University of Zurich
Zurich, Switzerland

Zhang Qing
2008 Chinese Research Prize
Correlation curve of propofol, remifentanil and bispectral index for loss of consciousness and response to noxious stimulus
 
2009 Chinese Research Prize
Plasma proteomics of postoperative cognitive dysfunction under isoflurane anesthesia in elder patients
Beijing Chaoyang Hospital, Capital Medical University
Beijing, China

Zhang Ling
2008 Chinese Research Prize
A response surface analysis of sevoflurane-etomidate pharmacodynamics
Renji Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine
Shanghai, China

Lin Zou, MD, PhD
2013 IARS Mentored Research Award
Impact of TLR3-cfB signaling on septic cardiomyopathy
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Zou Liang
2009 Chinese Research Prize
Effect of Midazolam on Memory: A Study of Process Dissociation Procedure and Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Peking Union Medical College Hospital
Beijing, China

Zhiyi Zuo, MD, PhD
2007 Frontiers in Anesthesia Research Award
Neuroprotection by RNA Interference-Produced Autoregulation of Inducible Nitric Oxide Synthase Expression
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia