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Welcome to Anesthesiology Research

​The Research Division of the Department of Anesthesiology conducts a broad range of clinical and basic science research. The mission of our research is to understand the mechanisms of neurological and he​art disease, pain and anesthetic toxicity. Research in the Department is primarily funded through grants from the National Institutes of Health and non-profit foundations such as the American Heart Association. We have a mix of basic scientists an clinical anesthesiologist working together to address important clinical/translational research questions. Department investigators have a strong record of collaboration amongst investigators within the Department, other departments at University of Colorado Denver and investigators at other institutions.​

Individual faculty research interests and Programs are described under subheadings linked from this page.

Research News​​​

Joint recruitment for Assistant Professor - Full Professor with Departments of Anesthesiology and Pharmacology. To learn more about the Department of Pharmacology, click here.
Dr. Slobodan Todorovic has been awarded a March of Dimes grant for his project titled ‘Early Exposure to General Anesthesia Causes Lasting Dysfunction of Thalamic Inhibitory Transmission during Brain Development: Mechanism and Prevention.'
In 2017, our department earned an NIH Blueridge ranking of #9.
Dr. Nidia Quillinan has been awarded a ‘CNS-Pilot Movement Disorders and Neuro-Palliative Care Independent Award’ from the CCTSI’.​