Best of Neuroscience Award

SNACC Award for Best Abstract of Neuroscience in Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine at the IARS Annual Meeting


2016 Winner

Solt MGH photo 2011

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

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Past Awardees

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


Abstract Award Session
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