Research Projects & Grants

College/University

  • Development of a Predictive Model for Post-Discharge Nausea and Vomiting (PDNV), Role: Principal Investigator, University of California, San Francisco, (12/2007 - 09/2009) Status: Closed

For Profit Organization

  • A multi-center, randomized, parallel group, comparative, active controlled, safety assessor blinded, anesthesiologist-TOF-WatchSX blinded trial comparing T4/T1 ratio at time of tracheal extubation using 4 mg.kg-1 sugammadex administered at 1-2 PTCs or better after the last dose of rocuronium to 50 mg.kg-1 neostigmine administered at reappearance of T2 or better in adult subjects undergoing elective open abdominal procedures requiring neuromuscular blockade reversal, Role: Principal Investigator, Organon USA Inc., (03/2008 - 03/2010) Status: Closed
  • A Randomized, Double-Blind, Double-Dummy, Dose-Ranging, Active-and Placebo-Controlled Study of Single-Dose Oral Rolapitant Monotherapy for the Prevention of Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting (PONV), Role: Principal Investigator, Schering Plough, (11/2007 - 11/2008) Status: Closed
  • A Multi-Center, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel-Group Study of Intravenous Methylnaltrexone (MOA-728) for the Treatment of Post Operative Ileus Following Ventral Hernia, Role: Principal Investigator, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (11/2007 - 11/2008) Status: Closed
  • A Phase III, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study Evaluating the Safety and Efficacy of Dexmedetomide for Sedation During Monitored Anesthesia Care, Role: Principal Investigator, Hospira, Inc., (01/2007 - 01/2009) Status: Closed
  • An Open-Label, Randomized, Phase IIIB, Multicenter Trial to Evaluate the Pharmacodynamic Parameters of Intubation Bolus, and Bolus and Infusion Maintenance Doses of Zemuron in Pediatric and Adolescent Subjects., Role: Principal Investigator, Organon USA Inc., (08/2006 - 08/2010) Status: Closed
  • Masimo Corporation Project, Role: Principal Investigator, Masimo Inc., (09/2005 - 12/2010) Status: Closed

Non-Profit Organization

  • A Phase III, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Two-Arm Parallel, Multicenter Study Evaluating the Efficacy and Safety of Dexmedetomidine in the Prevention of Postoperative Delirium in Patients Undergoing Heart Surgery with Cardiopulmonary Bypass, Role: Principal Investigator, Pharmaceutical Research Associates, Inc., (06/2007 - 06/2009) Status: Closed
  • A Phase III, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Two-arm Parallel, Multicenter Study Evaluating the Efficacy and Safety of Dexmedetomidine in the Prevention of Postoperative Delirium in Patients Undergoing Surgery for Fractured Hip with General Anesthesia, Role: Principal Investigator, Pharmaceutical Research Associates, Inc., (03/2007 - 03/2009) Status: Closed