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Andrew McKinstry-Wu, MD

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Attending Anesthesiologist, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Instructor, University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Contact information
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Longnecker Laboratories
319C John Morgan Building
3620 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 267-544-9481
Exeter College, Oxford University, 2002.
BA (Biology and History)
Williams College, 2003.
MD (Medicine)
Columbia University College of Physician and Surgeons, 2008.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Medicine, New York University Langone Medical Center, 2008-2009.
Resident Anesthesiologhy and Critical Care , Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2009-2012.
T32 Research Fellow, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania, 2012-2014.
American Board of Anesthesiology, 2013.
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Selected Publications

Woll KA, Weiser BP, Liang Q, Meng T, McKinstry-Wu A, Pinch B, Dailey WP, Gao WD, Covarrubias M, Eckenhoff RG.: Role for the Propofol Hydroxyl in Anesthetic Protein Target Molecular Recognition. ACS Chem Neurosci 6(6): 927-35, June 2015.

McKinstry-Wu AR, Bu W, Rai G, Lea WA, Weiser BP, Liang DS, Simeonov A, Jadhav A, Maloney DJ, Eckenhoff RG: Discovery of a Novel General Anesthetic Chemotype Using High-throughput Screening. Anesthesiology 122(2): 325-33, Feb 2015.

McKinstry-Wu A, Chalifoux M, Moore JT, Woll K, Eckenhoff RG, Kelz MB: Inhibition of the Locus Coeruleus Impedes Emergence from Alkylphenol Hypnosis. Association of University Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting, Poster Presentation Apr 2014.

Jaber SM, Hankenson FC, Heng K, McKinstry-Wu A, Kelz MB, Marx JO: Dose regimens, variability, and complications associated with using repeat-bolus dosing to extend a surgical plane of anesthesia in laboratory mice. J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci 53(6): 684-91, 2014.

Li RQ, McKinstry AR, Moore JT, Caltagarone BM, Eckenhoff MF, Eckenoff RG, Kelz MB: Is hydrogen sulfide induced suspended animation general anesthesia? J Pharmacol Exp Ther 3(341): 735-42, Jun 2012

Rowley TJ, McKinstry A, Greenidge E, Smith W, Flood P: Antinociceptive and anti-inflammatory effects of choline in a mouse model of postoperative pain. Br J Anaesth. Epub 2010 May 28. 105(2): 201-7, Aug 2010.

Sutherland RE, Olsen JS, McKinstry A, Villalta SA, Wolters PJ: Mast cell IL-6 improves survival from Klebsiella pneumonia and sepsis by enhancing neutrophil killing. J Immunol 181(8): 5598–5605, Oct 2008

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