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Leah Acker

Assistant Professor in Anesthesiology
Anesthesiology, Neuroanesthesia
136 Sands Building, Durham, NC 27710

Selected Grants


FAER GEMSSTAR Supplement (rolling deadline)

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research · 2023 - 2025

The Role of the Aging Brain-Heart-Immune Axis in Postoperative Delirium

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2022 - 2024

Real-time electroencephalography (EEG) changes with blinded, sham-controlled, transcutaneous vagus nerve stimulation (taVNS) in anxious older adults awaiting surgery

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Society for Neuroscience in Anesthesiology and Critical Care · 2022 - 2023