The Anesthesiology Department has a rich history of clinical care, residency education and nationally funded research. Through a highly regarded residency program that involves faculty from all subspecialties, Weill Cornell Medicine is training the next generation of anesthesiologists, intensivists and pain medicine specialists. Educational programs include chronic pain management, critical care medicine, regional anesthesia and acute pain medicine. The department uses outcomes-based research with a focus on quality improvement and patient safety. Research projects such as new approaches to postoperative pain and the use of anesthetic drugs to investigate memory help WCM lead the way in pain management.


Discovery Opens Possibility of New Ion Channel-Targeting Drugs

August 31, 2023

Researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine and RMIT University in Australia have discovered that ion channels called BK channels have unique openings in their sides, which drug...
Study Finds How Some Ion Channels Form Structures Permitting Drug Delivery

August 24, 2023

A member of an important class of ion channel proteins can transiently rearrange itself into a larger structure with dramatically altered properties, according to a study led by...
Potential Neuropathic Pain Treatment Shows Promise in Preclinical Tests

August 9, 2023

A non-opioid designer molecule for treating chronic neuropathic pain by calming hyperactive pain-sensing neurons in the peripheral nervous system has had promising results in a...


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