Best of Neuroscience Award

The IARS no longer has the SNACC Award for Best Abstract of Neuroscience in Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine category.

Past Awardees

2016 – Ken Solt, MD
Associate Professor of Anaesthesia
Massachusetts General Hospital / Harvard Medical School
Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care & Pain Medicine
Abstract: Performance of a touchscreen-based visual discrimination task is restored with electrical stimulation of the ventral tegmental area (VTA) in rats sedated with isoflurane

2015 – Patrick L. Purdon, PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital / Harvard Medical School
Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care, and Pain Medicine
Abstract: The Aging Brain: An Age-Dependent Analysis of Electroencephalogram Dynamics During Propofol and Sevoflurane General Anesthesia, Control ID: 1756

2014 - Sinziana Avramescu, MD, PhD, FRCPC
Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesia
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto
Abstract: Inflammation Increases Neuronal Sensitivity to General Anesthetics in Mice

2013 – Arthur Leitzke
Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Abstract: Isoflurane Post-Treatment Ameliorates Germinal Matrix Hemorrhage-Induced Brain Injury By Activating The Sphingosine Kinase/AKT Pathway in Neonatal Rats