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This past weekend the Department of Anesthesiology held the Fourth Annual Anesthesiology Celebration of Research.

September 25, 2019

 the Department of Anesthesiology held the Fourth Annual Anesthesiology Celebration of Research.

Symposium September 20, 2019

“Changing Consciousness:  What Can Conditions of Altered Consciousness Tell Us About Its Ontology?”

  Dr. George Mashour, MD PhD, the Bert N. LaDu Professor of Anesthesiology Research and Associate Dean at the University of Michigan Medical School, Transitions from consciousness and back as encountered during anesthetic states. 

  Anesthesiology Department Research Retreat September 21, 2019,

  Dr. George Mashour, MD PhD, the Bert N. LaDu Professor of Anesthesiology Research and Associate Dean at the University of Michigan Medical School, gave the Keynote “The Controversial Correlates of Consciousness.” 

Along with Dr. Mashour, the Anesthesiology Research Retreat included a day of activities at the Blake Hotel, 9 High Street, New Haven, CT, featuring moderated poster sessions and oral presentations from faculty and trainees covering major academic foci of the department including projects within the neurosciences, vascular biology, and clinical trials.  Dr. Hines adds, “The manipulation of consciousness is a central feature of what anesthesiology clinical faculty engage in every day of the year. In the context of advances into the biological basis of the mysteries of consciousness, we are particularly pleased to highlight several medical school researchers from anesthesiology, neurology, and biomedical imaging who are all engaged in improving our understanding of consciousness.”

Submitted by Garrett Sendlewski on September 25, 2019