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WCAX Highlights Whitaker’s $2M Grant to Study Anesthesia-Induced Hypotension

October 12, 2023 by Lucy Gardner Carson

(OCTOBER 12, 2023) WCAX-TV reports that Emmett Whitaker, M.D., FAAP, associate professor of anesthesiology, neurological sciences, and pediatrics at the Larner College of Medicine, has been granted a $1.95 million award to study anesthesia-induced hypotension in neonates, infants, and older adults.

Emmett Whitaker, M.D., FAAP, associate professor of anesthesiology, neurological sciences, and pediatrics at the Larner College of Medicine

(OCTOBER 12, 2023) WCAX-TV reports that Emmett Whitaker, M.D., FAAP, associate professor of anesthesiology, neurological sciences, and pediatrics at the Larner College of Medicine, has been granted a prestigious R35 MIRA award by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) in recognition of his groundbreaking research on “Vascular Determinants of Anesthesia-Induced Hypotension at the Extremes of Age.” With an impressive grant of $1.95 million, equivalent to an R01, this funding will propel his investigations over the upcoming five years, focusing on understanding and mitigating intraoperative hypotension—an issue of critical concern among neonates, infants, and older adults undergoing anesthesia.

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