Research in Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine

The Research Division supports APOM's mission of first-rate clinical care, innovative teaching, and state-of-the-art translational biomedical research.


Welcome to the Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine (APOM) Research Division! APOM is one of the top academic Anesthesiology departments in the country, home to both basic and clinician scientists. The goals of the APOM research division are to grow expertise and build resources for clinical and comparative effectiveness research, develop high throughput approaches to analyze clinical samples, and enhance interdepartmental, multi-disciplinary collaborations.

Message from Vice Chair Nabil J. Alkayed, MD, PhD

Upcoming Events

Our Research Conference is held at OHSU in Multnomah Pavilion (MNP) 3417 every Thursday at 9:00AM.

Special Seminar

12/8/2014 12:00 PM  - 1:00 PM
Multnomah Pavilion (MNP) 3417

Patrick Drew, PhD from Pennsylvania State University

"Imaging Neurovascular Coupling During Behavior"

Upcoming Presenters


Thanksgiving Holiday - No Research Conference


Julie Saugstad, PhD. - "Differential Expression of MicroRNAs in Human Cerebrospinal Fluid as Biomarkers for Alzheimers Disease"


Ansgar Brambrink, MD, PhD. - "Investigating Anesthetic Toxicity in Non-Human Primates - Preliminary Results"


David Cook, PhD - "Blast-Induced Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: The Consequences of More Than a Decade at War"

Research Staff

Research Bridge Site