Faculty Publications and Funded Research


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Funded Grants

Basak, JacobInternal Campus Grant - CCTSIThe role of aging on inflammasome activation in the brain after cardiac arrestMay 1, 2023April 30, 2024
Basak, JacobPrivate Sponsor - American Heart AssociationThe role of advanced age on inflammasome activation in the brain after a cardiac arrestJanuary 1, 2024December 31, 2027
Basak, JacobPrivate Sponsor - Foundation of Anesthesia Education and ResearchEvaluation of soluble amyloid beta as a cause of post-stroke cognitive impairment and dementiaJanuary 1, 2022December 31, 2023
Brainard, JasonPrivate Sponsor - Sedana MedicalA Phase 3, Multicenter, Randomized, Controlled, Open-Label, Assessor-Blinded Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Inhaled Isoflurane Delivered via the Sedaconda ACD-S Compared to Intravenous Propofol for Sedation of Mechanically Ventilated Intensive Care Unit Adult PatientsMarch 22, 2022March 21, 2027
Burch, AmeliaNIHCD38 activation of TRPM2 in hippocampal neurons contributes to stroke-induced cognitive dysfunctionJanuary 15, 2022January 14, 2025
Clambey, EricNIHTherapeutic targets in gammaherpesvirus infectionMay 21, 2021April 30, 2026
Clendenen, NathanNIHPlatelet Hyperreactivity as a Therapeutic Target for Reducing Stroke in Older Adults after Transcatheter Aortic Valve ReplacementSeptember 15, 2020May 31, 2024
Clendenen, NathanNIHOptimizing pulsatility during cardiopulmonary bypass to reduce acute kidney injurySeptember 15, 2020August 31, 2025
Clendenen, NathanPrivate Sponsor - University of Michigan Evaluation of Cardiac Surgical Technical Skills & Operating Team Non-Technical Practices Through Digital Recordings to Advance Cardiac Surgical Outcomes July 1, 2022November 30, 2023
Cloyd, BenPrivate Sponsor - American Board of Medical Specialties Visiting Scholars ProgramABMS Visiting Scholars Program May 10, 2022December 31, 2024
Dabertrand, FabriceNIHCapillary control of cerebral blood flow, and its disruption in small vessel diseaseMarch 1, 2023February 28, 2027
Dabertrand, FabriceNIHRescuing neurovascular coupling to protect neuronal plasticity and cognitionJuly 15, 2022June 30, 2025
Dabertrand, FabriceNIHThe role of the endothelial NPYR1-TRPC3-ET1 signaling axis in neurovascular coupling dysfunctionMarch 1, 2023February 29, 2028
Dabertrand, FabricePrivate Sponsor - Orphan Disease CenterAdvance in PIP2 treatment to restore capillary blood flowFebruary 1, 2023January 31, 2024
de Zoeten, EdwinNIHmicroRNA-dependent regulation of intestinal T-cells²January 13, 2018December 31, 2023
Eckle, TobiasNIHTargeting the endothelial clock to treat perioperative myocardial ischemiaSeptember 23, 2022August 31, 2024
Fernandez-Bustamante, AnaDEPARTMENT OF DEFENSEDevelopment of a point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) training platform with remote guidance support for the triage of cardiopulmonary instabilitySeptember 26, 2021August 31, 2023
Fernandez-Bustamante, AnaDEPARTMENT OF DEFENSEPoint‐of‐care lung ultrasound (POCUS‐Lung) and respiratory function during and after mechanical ventilationOctober 1, 2021August 31, 2023
Fernandez-Bustamante, AnaInternal Campus Grant - IHQSE CEPSPostoperative Mobility Milestones for Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Colorectal Surgery PatientsAugust 1, 2022February 28, 2024
Fernandez-Bustamante, AnaNIH1/2: An Anesthesia-Centered Bundle to Reduce Postoperative Pulmonary Complications: The PRIME-AIR StudyMarch 1, 2022February 28, 2024
Fernandez-Bustamante, AnaPrivate Sponsor - Merk (MISP & CO)A double-blind, randomized, parallel study to compare the efficacy of sugammadex versus neostigmine for reversal of neuromuscular blockade at the end of kidney transplantation surgery in patients with severe kidney dysfunctionSeptember 12, 2019September 11, 2024
Fuchita, MikitaInternal Campus Grant - IHQSE CEPSSedation Off, Awake, and Rehabilitate (SOAR)August 1, 2022February 28, 2024
Guffey, PatrickPrivate Sponsor - Anesthesia Patient Safety FoundationAPSF Insight DevelopmentMarch 1, 2022December 31, 2023
Hawkins, JoyPrivate Sponsor - Society For Obstetrics Anesthesia40-year update of the Obstetric Anesthesia Workforce Survey  
Ingram, SusanNIHPeripheral Sympathetic Dysfunction in Cardiac DiseaseApril 1, 2022March 31, 2024
Ingram, SusanNIHDevelopment of G protein beta gamma subunit inhibitors to improve the safety and efficacy of opioid analgesicsAugust 1, 2022July 31, 2024
Ingram, SusanNIHThe role of delta opioid receptors in trigeminovascular painMarch 15, 2023January 31, 2028
Ingram, SusanNIHDefining the descending pain modulatory circuitOctober 1, 2022May 31, 2026
Jeffrey, DanielleNIHPericyte KATP channel hyperactivity in cerebral small vessel diseaseJuly 15, 2023July 14, 2026
Morrissey, TylerInternal Campus Grant - IHQSE CEPS Reducing Unplanned Extubations in the Operating RoomAugust 1, 2022February 28, 2024
Quillinan, NidiaInternal Campus Grant - Across the Finish Line (AFL)Excitability and plasticity alterations in a novel cerebella stroke model April 1, 2023March 31, 2024
Quillinan, NidiaNIHExcitability and plasticity alterations in a novel cerebellar stroke modelSeptember 1, 2018August 31, 2024
Quillinan, NidiaNIHDeveloping and characterizing a translational neonatal rat cardiac arrest and cardiopulmonary resuscitation model September 15, 2023August 31, 2024
Quillinan, NidiaNIHSex differences in brain injury following pediatric cardiac arrestJuly 1, 2021January 31, 2025
Rzasa Lynn, RachaelDEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE - MPI A Novel Non-Opioid Topical Therapy for Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain September 1, 2022August 31, 2024
Rzasa Lynn, RachaelPrivate Sponsor - Boston Scientific Fellowship Grant AgreementJuly 1, 2023June 30, 2024
Rzasa Lynn, RachaelPrivate Sponsor - Colorado Department Of Public Health and Environment MPIColorado Cannabis Research Consortium (C2RC): Research Program for the Management of Chronic Spine Pain and Reduction of Prescription Opioid Use. July 1, 2022June 30, 2024
Selzer, AngelaPrivate Sponsor - ASA Monitoring AwardMedical student perception of LGBTQIA inclusivity in anesthesiologyNovember 1, 2020December 31, 2023
Stamenic, Tamara NIHThe role of T-type calcium channels in the morphine effects in the nonspecific thalamusAugust 1, 2022July 31, 2027
Todorovic, SloboDEPARTMENT OF VETERAN AFFAIRST-type calcium channel inhibitors and alpha lipoic acid as novel therapies for treating pain post-surgeryApril 1, 2020March 31, 2024
Todorovic, SloboNIHVoltage-gated calcium channels as target for anestheticsJune 1, 2021May 31, 2026
Todorovic, SloboPrivate Sponsor - AB NexusPeptide Modulators of CaV3.2 for Treating Pain DisordersJuly 1, 2023June 30, 2024
Todorovic, VesnaNIHNovel neurosteroid anesthetics and developmental synaptogenesisSeptember 12, 2019July 31, 2024
Todorovic, VesnaNIHAnesthesiology Mentored Research TrainingJuly 1, 2021June 30, 2026
Todorovic, VesnaPrivate Sponsor - Silicone ValleyDNA epigenetic modification in human sperm – the role of general anesthesia exposureMarch 1, 2021April 30, 2024
Vareed, RobinNIHCorticostriatal-hypothalamic circuits and opioid seekingNovember 30, 2023October 31, 2026
Vigil, JosePrivate Sponsor - American Heart AssociationSexually Dimorphic Amygdala Dysfunction in a Mouse Model of Global Cerebral IschemiaJanuary 1, 2023December 31, 2024
Wood, CristinaPrivate Sponsor - SOAPAssociation between anemia in pregnancy and severe maternal morbidity among pregnant patients of different racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic groupsMay 1, 2023April 30, 2024


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