RESEARCH IS FUNDAMENTAL to providing the best care for patients and families.
The discovery of new knowledge about the fundamental mechanisms of injury and disease
allow for the acceleration of novel treatments and therapies.
In the UAB Department of Anesthesiology, our core research initiatives focus on critical care medicine, pain treatment and perioperative outcomes. Our scientists conduct research across the complete spectrum of biomedical research - basic, clinical, translational, and outcomes.
Research advancements in these areas are helping to improve patient care in intensive care units and during surgical procedures. New discoveries in the understanding of acute and chronic pain are accelerating improvements in its diagnosis, treatment and prevention across many health care settings.
Researchers throughout the Department of Anesthesiology have outstanding records of attracting extramural grant support, publishing in highly prestigious journals, organizing and participating national and international symposia in their fields, serving in leadership positions in prestigious journals and organizations and teaching residents, medical and graduate students.