IN THE NEWS: The New York Times examined whether medicine is any closer to understanding the boundary between being awake and alert and being unconscious: Scientists and doctors certainly know how to knock people out. Dr. Michael T. Alkire at the University of California, Irvine, put it this way in an article in Science … [...]
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A UC Irvine anesthesiologist will use a $3.2 million National Institutes of Health grant to launch a research effort aimed at lessening the anxiety and pain children feel before and after surgery. Dr. Zeev Kain, professor and chair of anesthesiology & perioperative care, will establish his Provider-Tailored Intervention for Perioperative Stress program at four California [...]
Michelle Fortier, Ph.D., of UC Irvine’s Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Care, has received grants to fund research into easing pediatric and neonatal pain from the Hoag Foundation and Children’s Miracle Network.