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Alexander Proekt, M.D. Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Contact information
Anesthesiology and Critical Care
University of Pennsylvania
331 John Morgan Building
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Lab: 215 746 2370
Graduate Group Affiliations
B.S. (Biological Sciences)
Carnegie Mellon University, 1998.
M.D. Ph.D. (Neuroscience/Medicine)
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 2006.
Post-Graduate Training
Internship, Weill Cornell Medical College/New York Presbyterian Hospital, 2006-2007.
Resident in Anesthesiology, Weill Cornell Medical College/New York Presbyterian Hospital, 2007-2010.
Post-Doctoral Training, Weill Cornell Medical College/The Rockefeller University, 2010-2011.
American Board of Anesthesiology, 2011.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

General Anesthesia, Anesthesia for Neurosurgery, Neuromonitoring during Anesthesia

Description of Research Expertise

Neuroscience, Neurophysiology, Computational Neuroscience, Systems Neuroscience

Selected Publications

Richardson Andrew G, Liu Xilin, Weigand Pauline K, Hudgins Eric D, Stein Joel M, Das Sandhitsu R, Proekt Alexander, Kelz Max B, Zhang Milin, Van der Spiegel Jan, Lucas Timothy H: Hippocampal gamma-slow oscillation coupling in macaques during sedation and sleep. Hippocampus Jul 2017.

Wasilczuk Andrzej Z, Proekt Alexander, Kelz Max B, McKinstry-Wu Andrew R: High-density Electroencephalographic Acquisition in a Rodent Model Using Low-cost and Open-source Resources. Journal of visualized experiments : JoVE(117), Nov 2016.

Thengone Daniel, Gagnidze Khatuna, Pfaff Donald, Proekt Alex: Phase-Amplitude Coupling in Spontaneous Mouse Behavior. PloS one 11(9): e0162262, 2016.

Solovey Guillermo, Alonso Leandro M, Yanagawa Toru, Fujii Naotaka, Magnasco Marcelo O, Cecchi Guillermo A, Proekt Alex: Loss of Consciousness Is Associated with Stabilization of Cortical Activity. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience 35(30): 10866-77, Jul 2015.

Hudson A E, Proekt A: Some heightened sensitivity. British journal of anaesthesia 115 Suppl 1: i5-i8, Jul 2015.

Kato Meredith A, Green Nicole, O'Connell Kelli, Till Sean D, Kramer Daniel J, Al-Khelaifi Mashael, Han Jung Hee, Pryor Kane O, Gobin Yves-Pierre, Proekt Alex: A retrospective analysis of severe intraoperative respiratory compliance changes during ophthalmic arterial chemosurgery for retinoblastoma. Paediatric anaesthesia 25(6): 595-602, Jan 2015.

Svensson Erik, Proekt Alex, Jing Jian, Weiss Klaudiusz R: PKC-mediated GABAergic enhancement of dopaminergic responses: implication for short-term potentiation at a dual-transmitter synapse. Journal of neurophysiology 112(1): 22-9, Jul 2014.

Hudson Andrew E, Calderon Diany Paola, Pfaff Donald W, Proekt Alex: Recovery of consciousness is mediated by a network of discrete metastable activity states. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 111(25): 9283-8, Jun 2014.

Alonso Leandro M, Proekt Alex, Schwartz Theodore H, Pryor Kane O, Cecchi Guillermo A, Magnasco Marcelo O: Dynamical criticality during induction of anesthesia in human ECoG recordings. Frontiers in neural circuits 8: 20, 2014.

Tibbs Gareth R, Rowley Thomas J, Sanford R Lea, Herold Karl F, Proekt Alex, Hemmings Hugh C, Andersen Olaf S, Goldstein Peter A, Flood Pamela D: HCN1 channels as targets for anesthetic and nonanesthetic propofol analogs in the amelioration of mechanical and thermal hyperalgesia in a mouse model of neuropathic pain. The Journal of pharmacology and experimental therapeutics 345(3): 363-73, Jun 2013.

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