Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center

Position ID:Duke University Medical Center-Department of Anesthesiology-POSTDOC [#8924]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Anesthesiology
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27705, United States [map]
Subject Area: Medicine
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2017/02/20)
Position Description:    

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Department of Anesthesiology

An opportunity exists to join our research group in neuroinflammation and cognitive outcomes ( We are interested in the mechanisms underlying postoperative neurocognitive disorders and strategies to modulate neuroinflammation and innate immunity. Presently we have active projects in • neuromodulation of cholinergic signaling to treat postoperative neurocognitive disorders: mechanisms of action and design of innovative therapies • mechanisms and regulation of blood-brain barrier opening and microglial function after peripheral surgery: modeling, preclinical studies, and clinical studies • acute pain signaling and resolution of neuroinflmmation: mechanisms and innovations to increase therapeutic efficacy

We seek a highly-motivated individual who enjoys the freedom to pursue their own ideas in a supportive environment to join our team. A PhD degree is required with training in neuroscience, immunology, biochemistry, molecular biology, pharmacology, and/or a related field. Experience with mouse models, biochemistry/molecular biology, and immune-histology is required. The candidate will work in a strong interdisciplinary and collaborative environment at Duke University and Duke Medical Center.

For consideration submit a CV and the names and contact information of three professional references as a .pdf file attachment to:

Niccolo Terrando, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology

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Contact: Niccolo Terrando
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Niccolo Terrando
DUMC 3094
Durham, NC 27710

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