Faculty

Max B. Kelz, MD PhD

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Anesthesia Distinguished Professor
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care
Graduate Group Affiliations

Contact information
3620 Hamilton Walk,
John Morgan Building - Room 334
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215 573-8208
Fax: 215 349-5078
Lab: 215 898-8929
Education:
MS (Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry)
Yale University, 1993.
BS (Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry)
Yale University, 1993.
PhD (Neuroscience)
Yale University, 1999.
MD (Medicine)
Yale University, 2000.
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Description of Research Expertise

Molecular Mechanisms of Anesthetic Action
Neurobiology of Sleep Wake Regulation
Mouse Genetics
Molecular Biology
Anesthetic pharmacology

Selected Publications

Cichon J, Wasilczuk AZ, Looger LL, Contreras D, Kelz MB, Proekt A.: Ketamine triggers a switch in excitatory neuronal activity across neocortex. Nat Neurosci Nov 2022.

Kafashan M, Brian Hickman L, Labonte AK, Huels ER, Maybrier H, Guay CS, Subramanian S, Farber NB, Ching S, Hogan RE, Kelz MB, Avidan MS, Mashour GA, Palanca BJA.: Quiescence during burst suppression and postictal generalized EEG suppression are distinct patterns of activity. Clin Neurophysiol 142: 125-32, Oct 2022.

Aggarwal A, Brennan C, Luo J, Chung H, Contreras D, Kelz MB, Proekt A.: Visual evoked feedforward-feedback traveling waves organize neural activity across the cortical hierarchy in mice. Nat Commun 13: 4754, Aug 2022.

Lennertz R, Pryor KO, Raz A, Parker M, Bonhomme V, Schuller P, Schneider G, Moore M, Coburn M, Root JC, Emerson JM, Hohmann AL, Azaria H, Golomb N, Defresne A, Montupil J, Pilge S, Obert DP, van Waart H, Seretny M, Rossaint R, Kowark A, Blair A, Krause B, Proekt A, Kelz M, Sleigh J, Gaskell A, Sanders RD.: Connected consciousness after tracheal intubation in young adults: an international multicentre cohort study. Br J Anaesth May 2022.

Labonte AK, Kafashan MM, Huels ER, Blain-Moraes S, Basner M, Kelz MB, Mashour GA, Avidan MS, Palanca BJ, ReCCognition Study Group: The posterior dominant rhythm: An electroencephalographic biomarker for cognitive recovery after general anaesthesia. Br J Anaesth in press, 2022.

Rokos A, Mišić B, Berkun K, Duclos C, Tarnal V, Janke E, Picton P, Golmirzaie G, Basner M, Avidan MS, Kelz MB, Mashour GA, Blain-Moraes S.: Distinct and Dissociable EEG Networks Are Associated With Recovery of Cognitive Function Following Anesthesia-Induced Unconsciousness. Front Hum Neurosci 15: 706693, Sep 2021.

Duclos C, Maschke C, Mahdid Y, Berkun K, Castanheira JDS, Tarnal V, Picton P, Vanini G, Golmirzaie G, Janke E, Avidan MS, Kelz MB, Liuzzi L, Brookes MJ, Mashour GA, Blain-Moraes S.: Differential classification of states of consciousness using envelope- and phase-based functional connectivity. Neuroimage euroimage, Aug 2021.

Cieslak M, Cook PA, He X, Yeh F-C, Dhollander T, Adebimpe A, Aguirre GK, Bassett DS, Betzel RF, Bourque J, Cabral LM, Davatzikos C, Detre JA, Earl E, Elliott MA, Fadnavis S, Fair DA, Foran W, Fotiadis P, Garyfallidis E, Giesbrecht B, Gur RC, Gur RE, Kelz MB, Keshavan A, Larsen BS, Luna B, Mackey AP, Milham MP, Oathes DJ, Perrone A, Pines AR, Roalf DR, Richie-Halford A, Rokem A, Sydnor VJ, Tapera TM, Tooley UA, Vettel JM, Yeatman JD, Grafton ST, Satterthwaite TD: QSIPrep: an integrative platform for preprocessing and reconstructing diffusion MRI data. Nat Methods 18(7): 775-8, July 2021.

Mashour GA, Palanca BJ, Basner M, Li D, Wang W, Blain-Moraes S, Lin N, Maier K, Muench M, Tarnal V, Vanini G, Ochroch EA, Hogg R, Schwartz M, Maybrier H, Hardie R, Janke E, Golmirzaie G, Picton P, McKinstry-Wu AR, Avidan MS, Kelz MB.: Recovery of consciousness and cognition after general anesthesia in humans. Elife 10: e59525, May 2021.

Duclos C, Nadin D, Mahdid Y, Tarnal V, Picton P, Vanini G, Golmirzaie G, Janke E, Avidan MS, Kelz MB, Mashour GA, Blain-Moraes S: Brain network motifs are markers of loss and recovery of consciousness. Sci Rep 11(1): 3892, Feb 2021.

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Last updated: 01/01/2023
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