2014 Resident Abstract Award Finalists and Winners

Inhaled Anesthetic Agent-Vaporizer Mismatch: Management in Settings with Limited Resources
Adam Adler
Baystate Medical Center
Springfield, Massachusetts

Thrombin Preconditioning In Surgical Brain Injury in Rats
Michael Benggon, MD
Loma Linda University School of Medicine
San Diego, California

Postoperative Acute Kidney Injury Contributes to the Increasing Hospital Cost in Severe Sepsis
Meghan Brennan, MD, MS
University of Florida
Gainsville, Florida

Markov Chain Modeling of Postoperative Pain State Transitions
Matthew Bzdega, MD
University of Florida
Gainsville, Florida

Measuring Change to Hydrogen Sulfide Gas Levels in Human Serum Exposed to Mild Hypoxic Conditions using the Fluorescent Trapping Agent Dansyl Azide
Nicole Collins
University of Vermont
Burlington, Vermont

Morphine 6-O-Sulfate Sodium: A Novel Opiod Analgesic Alternative Evaluated in a Rat Model of Diabetic Neuropathy
Navdeep Dogra, MD
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Little Rock, Arkansas

A Comparison of Intravenous and Perineural Dexamethasone on Sciatic Nerve Blockade
Eric Kamenetsky, MD
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, Illinois

*Resident Abstract Award Winner*
Heparin Dose-Response Variability is affected by Genetic Variants in the Coagulation Pathways: KNG1 Polymorphisms
Tenneille Loo, MSc, BSc
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Patient Selection for Outpatient Surgery: Identifying Those at High Risk for Major Complications
Michael Mathis, MD
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Affects of Intraocular Pressure in Nonglacaumactous Children under Nitrous vs Sevoflurane
Phung Pham, MD
University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital
Miami, Florida

Gestational Propofol Exposure Induces Neuroapoptosis and Long-Term Behavioral Deficits in Offspring Rats
Johan Reyes, MD
Rutgers – New Jersey Medical School

Rates and Predictors of Perioperative Mortality: Preliminary Data from the National Anesthesia Clinical Outcomes Registry
Elizabeth Whitlock, MD, MSc
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, California

Propofol Confers Cardioprotection via HO-1 Dependent STAT3 Activation in Normal Rats but via Adiponectin Dependent STAT3 Activation in Type 1 Diabetic Rats
Zhengyuan Xia, PhD, MD
University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong, China

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2019 Annual Meeting

The 2019 IARS Annual Meeting and International Science Symposium will be aligned with the Society of Critical Care Anesthesiologists (SOCCA) and Association of University Anesthesiologists (AUA) Annual Meetings, May 16 – May 24, 2019 at the Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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