Department of
Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Xu Lab

Work by Tang and Xu Labs Wins 2021 AUA Best of Meeting Award

Congratulations to Professors Pei Tang, PhD, and Yan Xu, PhD, whose abstract “Preclinical Evaluation of a Novel Glycinergic Analgesic for Treatment of Chronic Pain in Rodents” was accepted with the distinction of Best of Meeting Research Award for presentation at the Association of University Anesthesiologists (AUA) 2021 Annual Meeting. The Best of Meeting Research Award is awarded to one high scoring abstract submitted for the meeting regardless of years in practice or serving as a scientist.

Dr. Yan Xu Invited for Visiting Professorship at University of Virginia


Congratulations to Yan Xu, PhD, who was invited to serve as a Visiting Professor with the University of Virginia Department of Anesthesiology in Charlottesville, VA on December 9, 2015. Dr. Xu will present three lectures during his visit: “Systemic Immune Modulations of Neuronal Injuries after Cardiac Arrest and Resuscitation,” “RELIEPH: a New Approach to Treating Chronic Pain,” and “Structure-based Drug Discovery and Glycine Receptor as a Therapeutic Target for Pain.”

Xu and Tang Research Team Shows the Brain May Retain Cellular Memory of Odors Introduced Under Anesthesia