Canadian Anesthesiologists' Society

2013 Recipients – Research Operating Grants & Awards

Career Scientist

CAS Career Scientist Award in Anesthesia

Dr Mrinalini Balki
Associate Profesor
Mount Sinai Hospital – Anesthesia, Toronto, ON

Optimizing contractility in human myometrium: In-vitro and in-vivo approaches to improve pharmacological treatment options for postpartum hemorrhage

New Investigator Awards

Abbott/Abbvie New Investigator Award in Anesthesia

Dr Sylvain Boet
The Ottawa Hospital - Anesthesiology, Ottawa, ON

Cognitive Aids with Roles Defined (CARD) for Obstetrical Crises: A Multisite Cohort Study

Baxter Corporation Canadian Research Award in Anesthesia

Dr Hance Clarke
Clinician Scientist/Staff Anesthesiologist
University Health Network – Anesthesia & Pain Management, Toronto, ON

Post Thoracotomy Pain Syndrome: A Randomized, Double Blind, Study Comparing Closure Techniques

Canadian Anesthesiologists' Society Research Award

Dr Jason Maynes
Staff Anesthesiologist,
Hospital for Sick Children – Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, Molecular Structure and Function, Toronto, ON

Discovering Pathologic Anesthetic Effects in Autistic Children: The Role of Anesthesia-Induced Mitochondrial Dysfunction

Subspecialty Awards

CAS Research Award in Neuroanesthesia in memory of Adrienne Cheng

Dr Stephan Schwarz
Associate Professor
The University of British Columbia – Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics, Vancouver, BC

Thalamic mechanisms of pregabalin in fibromyalgia and chronic pain: Effects on the hyperpolarization-activated mixed cationic pacemaker current.

Dr Earl Wynands/Fresenius Kabi Research Award

Dr Duane Funk
Assistant Professor
University of Manitoba - Anesthesiology, Winnipeg, MB

Incidence and magnitude of Cerebral Desaturations in high risk patients and their relation to outcome.

Open Awards

Dr R A Gordon Research Award

Dr Mrinalini Balki
Associate Profesor
Mount Sinai Hospital – Anesthesia, Toronto, ON

In-vitro myometrial contractility after oxytocin pre-exposure in women with advanced maternal age and morbid obesity.

The Canadian Journal of Anesthesia Research Award

Dr D Norman Buckley
Professor and Chair
McMaster University - Anesthesia,
Hamilton, ON

A network meta-analysis of treatment for chronic neuropathic pain syndromes.

Residents’ Research Award

CAS/LMA-Teleflex Medical Residents’ Research Grant

Dr Daniel McIsaac
Resident in Anesthesiology
University of Ottawa - Anesthesiology, Ottawa, ON

Risk of outpatient colonoscopy, non-cardiac or ambulatory surgery in people with obstructive sleep apnea: a population based study



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