Congratulations to the 2019 Kosaka Best of Meeting Award Winners!

The IARS sat down with the recipients to learn more about their research and what’s in store for their promising futures.

Kosaka Best of Meeting Award Winner – Basic Science Research
Viola Neudecker, MD, Columbia University Medical Center
“GFAP expression in the visual cortex is increased in juvenile non-human primates that were exposed to anesthesia during infancy”

Kosaka Best of Meeting Award Winner – Clinical Research
Ming Ann Sims, MBBS, National University Hospital Singapore
“Sustaining the Gains – A 6 Year Follow through of the Impact of a Hospital Wide Patient Safety Strategy on Global and Anesthetic Patient Safety Outcomes”

Kosaka Best of Meeting Award Winner – Scholars
Jacob Basak, MD, PhD, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
“Bacterial Sepsis Increases Fibrillary Amyloid Load and Neuroinflammation in a Mouse Model of Alzheimer’s disease Pathology”

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This award is intended to support investigations that will further the understanding of clinical practice in anesthesiology and related sciences. Up to four research projects are selected annually, with a maximum award of $175,000 each, payable over two years.

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