Current Projects

Grant Funded Laboratory Research

NIH Training (T32) Grants

Integrated and Translational Training in Anesthesiology Research
PI: Jeffrey R. Kirsch, MD

NIH R01 Awards

Peroxisomal Biogenesis after Cerebral Ischemia
PI: Nabil J. Alkayed, MD, PhD

Mechanism of Vascular Dysfunction after Stroke in Postmenopausal Female
PI: Nabil J. Alkayed, MD, PhD

Anesthesia-Induced Developmental Neuroapoptosis in NHP (Sub Award)
PI: Ansgar Brambrink, MD, PhD

Perioperative Stroke Risk and Cerebral Preconditioning in the Female
PI: Stephanie J. Murphy, VMD, PhD

NIH Career Awards

Microglial uptake and inactivation of epoxyeicosatrienoic acid in stroke injury (K02, Independent Scientist Award)
PI: Ines Koerner, MD, PhD 

Sex Difference in Renal Injury After Cardiac Arrest: Mechanisms of Estrogen Action (K08, Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Award)
PI: Michael J. Hutchens, MD

NIH Center Grants

Perinatal Alcohol Exposure, Sex and Stroke (OHSU Portland Alcohol Research Center Pilot Grant)
PI: Stephanie J. Murphy, VMD, PhD

Role of Soluble Epoxide Hydrolase (sEH) in Aging-Related White Matter Lesions (Oregon Alzheimer Disease Center)
PI: Nabil J. Alkayed, MD, PhD

American Heart Awards

The Mechanism of Endothelial Cell Protection by STAT3 (Pacific Mountain Affiliate Postdoctoral Fellowship)
PI: Catherine Davis, PhD

Disruption of Soluble Epoxide Hydrolase Dimerization as a Novel Therapeutic Strategy in Stroke
(Pacific Mountain Affiliate Predoctoral Fellowship)
PI: Jonathan Nelson

Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research Grant

Mechanisms of Sex Differences in Neuronal Survival 
PI: Stacy Fairbanks, MD

Other Awards

Effect of Cage Size and Breeding Strategy on Mouse Breeding Colony Welfare and Performance Indices (The Johns Hopkins Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing (CAAT))
PI: Stephanie J. Murphy, VMD, PhD

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Grant-Funded Clinical Research

Oregon Medical Research Foundation

Yoga of Awareness
PI: James Carson, PhD

Pain Catastrophizing As A Cause Of Systemic Inflammation In Women
PI: Beth Darnall, PhD
STUDY SUBJECTS NEEDED - Immune System in Women with Chronic pain  

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Industry-Sponsored Clinical Research

A Randomized Controlled Trial Evaluating the CMAC Video Laryngoscope in the Setting of Predicted Difficult Airway (Karl Storz Endoscopy America)
PIs: Michael Aziz, MD, Dawn Dillman, MD, Ansgar Brambrink, MD, PhD
Use of Inhaled Iloprost in Heart Transplant Recipients (Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd)
PIs: Miko Enomoto, MD, Matthias Merkel, MD, PhD

Efficacy and Safety of Pregabalin for Treating Painful Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy (Pfizer)
PI: Brett Stacey, MD

C204 – A Multicenter Randomized, Double-Blind, Controlled Study to Evaluate Safety, Tolerability and Preliminary Efficacy of Two Capsaicin Concentration Variations of NGX-1998 (10% or 20% w/w) in Subjects with Postherpetic Neuralgia (PHN) (NeurogesX)
PI: Brett Stacey, MD

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