Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Eckenhoff Lab

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Welcome to the Eckenhoff Lab

GABAAR anesthetic binding sites


The overall goal of our laboratory is a translational understanding of the mechanisms of anesthetic action.

Despite using these drugs clinically everyday, we are still trying to understand how they work their magic, from the macromolecular level to the brain. 






American Society of Anesthesiologists Brain Health Initiative

ASA Brain Health Initiative Executive CommitteeLee Fleisher, MD (right), is chairing the ASA’s Perioperative Brain Health Initiative ad hoc committee, and Roderic Eckenhoff, MD (left), has been tasked with organizing the science behind this initiative, along with Carol Pedon, MD, and Stacie Deiner, MD.