B.B. Sankey Anesthesia Advancement Award

The B.B. Sankey Anesthesia Advancement Awards distributed over $1 million from 1983 to 1993 to 45 awardees for projects in clinical care, education, and administration, as well as laboratory and clinical research.


Amy E. Jonassen, MD
The Effect of Systemic Vasodilator Therapy on Cerebral Flow/Metabolism Coupling During Pediatric Hypothermic Cardiopulmonary Bypass

Mazen A. Maktabi, MD
Role of Endogenous Release of Angiotensin II in the Choroid Plexus Response to Hypoxia

Mark Stafford Smith, MD, CM
Localization of Alpha2-Adrenergic Receptor Subtypes to Specific Regions and Cell Bodies in Human Spinal Cord

Ichiro Uchida, MD, PhD
Subunit-Specific Property of Volatile Anesthetics on GABAA Receptor

Timothy J. Connelly, MD, MS
The Effect of Volatile Anesthetics on the Calcium Release Channel of Cardiac Sarcoplasmic Reticulum

Francis X. McGowan, Jr., MD
Effects of General Anesthetics Upon Nitric Oxide Production in the Porcine Coronary circulation

Richard Smiley, MD, PhD
Perioperative Beta-Adrenergic Receptor Desensitization

Arthur W. Wallace, MD, PhD
Hemodynamic Determinants of Left Ventricular Function and Myocardial Ischemia in Man

Mitchell F. Berman, MD
Blockade of Cardiac Sodium Channels By Local Anesthetics: Whole-cell and Single-channel Analysis

Alberto J. de Armendi, MD
Mechanisms of Anaesthesia of Volatile and Barbiturate Anaesthetics at the Acetylcholine Receptor

Stephen W. King, MD, PhD
Anesthetic Effects on the Inositol Triphosphate Receptor

Pontus Ostman, MD
The Efficacy and Hemodynamic Effects of Epidurally Administered Dexmedetomidine Towards Visceral and Thermal Nociceptive Stimulus in the Gravid Guinea Pig

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

Margaret M. Sedensky, MD
Analysis of the Site(s) of Action of Volatile Anesthetics by Molecular Genetics

Brian G. Bertha, MD
Do Inotropic and Vasopressor Drugs Stimulate or Attenuate Platelet Aggregation and Thrombosis in Pig Coronary Arteries?

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

Roderic G. Eckenhoff, MD
Subcellular Distribution of Inhalational Anesthetics

Robert A. Pearce, MD, PhD
Effect of Volatile Anesthetics on Neuronal Inhibition in the Rat Hippocampus in Vitro

Christoph Stein, MD
Peripheral Opioid Receptors Mediating Antinociception in Inflammation: Endogenous Ligands

David O. Warner, MD
Volatile Anesthetics and Epithelium-mediated Relaxation in Airway Smooth Muscle

Evan D. Kharasch, MD, PhD
Human Endogenous Morphine and Codeine: Isolation, Mechanisms of Synthesis, and Response to the Stress of Labor

Bruce J. Leone, MD
Effects of Anesthesia on the Threshold of Pacing-induced Myocardial Ischemia

Donald H. Penning, MD
The Role of Glutamic Acid In Perinatal Hypoxic/Ischemic Encephalopathy

Marc Sabbe, MD
Studies on the Effects of Spinally Administered Drugs on Respiratory Function

Beverly J.M. Waxler, MD
The Role of Proteinase Inhibitors in Anesthesiology

William R. Clarke, MD, MS
The Role of Differential Prostaglandin Sensitivity in Controlling the Transitional Circulation

John D. Emhardt
The Effect of Almitrine on the Pulmonary Microcirculation

Kirk J. Hogan, MD
Malignant Hyperthermia DNA Linkage Analysis

Dan C. Martin, MD
Anesthetic effects on 50-hydroxytryptamine Metabolism in Rat Brain Synaptosomes and Storage Granules

Vladimir Nigrovic, MD
Consequences of the Interaction of Atracurium and Its Metabolites with Nucleophiles

Robert G. Presson, Jr., MD
The Fate of Gas Emboli in the Pulmonary Circulation

Kenneth J. Tuman, MD
Myocardial Effects of Anesthetics in a Porcine Model of Coronary Atherosclerosis

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

Robert Forbes, MD and David J. Murray, MD
Development of a Program to Assess Clinical Performance of Resident Physicians in Anesthesia

Mervyn Maze, MB, ChB
Anesthetic Depth and Central Monoaminergic Neurotransmission

John C. Sill, MBBS
Inhalational Anesthetics and Coronary Vasomotion

Zeljko J. Bosnjak, PhD
Effect of Chronic Administration of Calcium Antagonists

John F. Butterworth, IV, MD
Brain Cellular Mechanisms of Increased Anesthetic Susceptibility With Aging

Philippe Housmans, MD, PhD
Influence of Halothane on Intracellular Calcium Handling in Mammalian Cardiac Muscle

Vladimir Nigrovic, MD
Adverse Reactions and Metabolism of Atracurium

Roger S. Brett, MD, PhD
The Effects of Volatile Anesthetics on Slow Voltage-activated Ion channels in Cultured Neurons

Patrick E. Curling, MD
Intraoperative Assessment of Left Ventricular Volume and Ejection Fraction: Two-dimensional Transesophageal Echocardiography vs. Radionuclide Angiography

Richard F. Davis

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

Paul F. White, MD, PhD
Pharmacolinetic-dynamic Basis for Continuous Administration of Intravenous Analgesics