In early 2016, the prestigious group, Xtreme Everest, invited the UNMC Department of Anesthesiology to participate in a trek and research endeavor to Mount Everest Base Camp in Nepal in March/April 2017. Xtreme Everest represents a group of doctors and scientists studying human systems stretched to the breaking point in extreme environments to further our understanding of critically ill patients. The group was formed by… Continue Reading
The Association of University Anesthesiologists (AUA) 64th Annual Meeting took place on May 4-5 in Washington, DC. A number of faculty from the UNMC Department of Anesthesiology attended the meeting, including Dr. Sasha Shillcutt, Dr. Steven Lisco, Dr. Andrew Patterson, and Dr. Hanjun Wang. Dr. Wang presented his original research on the “Identification of a New Pulmonary Spinal Sympathetic Afferent Reflex in Rodents” during the abstract presentations.