2014 SCA-IARS Starter Grant

Kimberly Howard-Quijano, MD

Department of Anesthesiology
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California

Dr. Howard-Quijano’s Research

The role of cardiospinal reflexes in modulation of ventricular arrhythmogenesis.

Related Publications

Increased red blood cell transfusions are associated with worsening outcomes in pediatric heart transplant patients.
Howard-Quijano K, Schwarzenberger JC, Scovotti JC, Alejos A, Ngo J, Gornbein J, Mahajan A.

Red blood cell (RBC) transfusions are associated with increased morbidity. Children receiving heart transplants constitute a unique group of patients due to their risk factors. Although previous studies…

Acute care medicine: perioperative management of adult congenital heart disease.
Howard-Quijano K, Schwarzenberger JC.

Since the advent of neonatal cardiac surgery in the 1970s, an increasing number of patients suffering from congenital heart disease (CHD) have survived into adulthood. In 2010, it is estimated that 1.2 million…

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Encourage, stimulate, and fund ongoing anesthesia-related research projects that will enhance and advance the specialty, and to disseminate current, state-of-the-art, basic and clinical research data in all areas of clinical anesthesia, including perioperative medicine, critical care, and pain management. The IARS is focused solely on the advancement and support of education and scientific research related to anesthesiology.

A&A Case Reports

IMRA Awards

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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