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Kamila Vagnerova M.D.

    • Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine School of Medicine

Dr. Vagnerova joined the OHSU Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine in 2003 for research fellowship in topic of the focal brain ischemia – gender differences in mechanism of neuroprotection and cell death pathways. Dr. Vagnerova joined the faculty as assistant professor in 2004, she was practicing clinical anesthesiology and also continuing in the brain ischemia basic research. In 2007-2008 she underwent fellowship in the critical care medicine at the OHSU. After completing the fellowship in 2008 Dr. Vagnerova has been dividing her clinical practice between working as anesthesiologist and as intensivist in the neurosciences intensive care unit. In her anesthesia practice she focuses on the neurosurgical anesthesia. Her publications include original articles involving brain ischemia research, as well as the book chapters in anesthesiology text books.


  • M.D., Charles University, 0 Czech Republic 1997
  • Residency:

    • University Hospital Hradec Kralove, 2000
  • Fellowship:

    • University Hospital Hradec Kralove, 2002
  • Certifications:

    • Yes


  • "Gender and the injured brain" Anesthesia and Analgesia July 2008
  • "Effects of Androgens on Early Post-ischemic Neurogenesis in Mice" Translational Stroke Research  2014
  • "Sigma 1 receptor agonist act as neuroprotective drugs through inhibition of inducible nitric oxide synthase" Anesthesia and Analgesia August 2006
  • "Poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase-1 initiated neuronal cell death pathway-do androgens matter?" Neuroscience March 17 2010
  • "Gastrointestinal hemorrhage in neurosurgical critical care"  January 1 2012

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