Max B. Kelz, MD PhD

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David E. Longnecker Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
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
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

Li D, Vlisides PE, Kelz MB, Avidan MS, Mashour GA, ReCCognition Study Group: Dynamic Cortical Connectivity during General Anesthesia in Healthy Volunteers. Anesthesiology in press, 2019.

BP Shortal*, LB Hickman*, RA Mak-McCully, W Wang, C Brennan, H Ung, B Litt, V Tarnal, E Janke, P Picton, S Blain-Moraes, HR Maybrier, MR Muench, N Lin, MS Avidan, GA Mashour, AR McKinstry-Wu, MB Kelz, BJ Palanca, A Proekt and the ReCCognition Study Group: Duration of electroencephalogram suppression does not predict recovery time or degree of cognitive impairment after general anaesthesia. British Journal of Anaesthesia in press, 2019.

Ferreira AL, Correia R, Vide S, Ferreira AD, Kelz MB, Mendes JG, Nunes CS, Amorim P: Patterns of Hysteresis between Induction and Emergence of Neuroanesthesia are Present in Spinal and Intracranial Surgeries. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol Page: epub ahead of print, Oct 2018.

Palanca BJA, Maybrier HR, Mickle AM, Farber NB, Hogan RE, Trammel ER, Spencer JW, Bohnenkamp DD, Wildes TS, Ching S, Lenze E, Basner M, Kelz MB, Avidan MS.: Cognitive and Neurophysiological Recovery Following Electroconvulsive Therapy: A Study Protocol. Front Psychiatry 9: 171, May 2018.

Mashour GA, Kelz MB: Systems Neuroscience: The Exciting Journey to Oblivion. Current Biology 28(5): R223-4, Mar 2018.

McKinstry-Wu A, Carspecken CW, Proekt A, Kelz MB: Xenon Anesthesia and CT: Noninvasive Measures of Brain Anesthetic Concentration. Methods in enzymology 602: 289-98, 2018.

McKinstry-Wu Andrew R, Kelz Max B: Optoanesthesia: Use of Anesthetic Photolabels In Vivo. Methods in enzymology 603: 171-180, 2018.

Shortal Brenna P, Reitz Sarah L, Aggarwal Adeeti, Meng Qing C, McKinstry-Wu Andrew R, Kelz Max B, Proekt Alex: Development and validation of brain target controlled infusion of propofol in mice. PLoS one 13(4): e0194949, 2018.

Wasilczuk AZ, Maier KL, Kelz MB: The Mouse as a Model Organism for Assessing Anesthetic Sensitivity. Methods in enzymology 602: 211-228, 2018.

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.

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Last updated: 04/12/2019
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