Duke Postdoc Opening

Posted: 05 18, 2017


Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Anesthesiology

Department of Anesthesiology, Duke School of Medicine
Job Description: 

An opportunity exists to join our research group in neuroinflammation and cognitive outcomes (http://anesthesiology.duke.edu/?page_id=838077). We are interested in the mechanisms underlying postoperative neurocognitive disorders and strategies to modulate neuroinflammation and innate immunity.

Job Duties:

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.

To Apply:

How to Apply: 

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

niccolo.terrando@duke.edu(link sends e-mail)

Contact Name: 
Niccolo Terrando
Contact Email: 
Deadline to Apply: 
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