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Niccolò Terrando

Professor of Anesthesiology
Anesthesiology

Selected Grants


Translational Center for Barrier Microphysiological Systems

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by University of Rochester · 2024 - 2028

Microglia-Amyloid interactions in delirium superimposed on dementia

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institute on Aging · 2017 - 2027

Cell and Molecular Biology Training Program

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2021 - 2026

Integrated Training in Anesthesiology Research

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 1996 - 2026

Protective role of Clec7a/dectin-1 in CNS autoimmunity

ResearchCollaborator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2020 - 2025

Translational Center for Barrier Microphysiological Systems

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by University of Rochester · 2024 - 2028

Microglia-Amyloid interactions in delirium superimposed on dementia

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institute on Aging · 2017 - 2027

Cell and Molecular Biology Training Program

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2021 - 2026

Integrated Training in Anesthesiology Research

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 1996 - 2026

Protective role of Clec7a/dectin-1 in CNS autoimmunity

ResearchCollaborator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2020 - 2025

Development of Adrb3 Antagonists for the Treatment of Pain

ResearchSignificant Contributor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2023 - 2025

Understanding the role of senescence on post-operative neuroinflammation

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2022 - 2025

Immunovascular interactions in postoperative delirium superimposed on dementia (DSD).

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2022 - 2025

FAER GEMSSTAR Supplement (rolling deadline)

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

The role of pericytes in delirium superimposed on dementia.

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

A Phase II Study of an ApoE mimetic peptide to reduce Postoperative Delirium, Cognitive Dysfunction after Non-Cardiac Surgery in Older Adults

Clinical TrialCo Investigator · Awarded by Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation · 2018 - 2024

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

ResearchMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2022 - 2024

Bioelectronic regulation of CNS lymphatic drainage in delirium and AD.

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Alzheimer's Association · 2019 - 2023

The Association of Blood-Brain Barrier Breakdown with Sleep Apnea and Postoperative Delirium

ResearchAdvisor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2021 - 2023

Immunoprofiling postoperative delirium during aging and neurodegeneration

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by University of Rochester Medical Center · 2021 - 2023

Neuro-inflammation in Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction: CSF and fMRI Studies

ResearchCollaborator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2017 - 2023

Therapies to protect the blood-brain barrier after surgery

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Reservoir Neuroscience, Inc. · 2021 - 2022

Targeting microbially-derived juvenile protective factors to resolve neuroinflammation and delirium

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2019 - 2022

TEST THE EFFICACY OF EXALYS EP4 ANTAGONIST TO PREVENT NEUROINFLAMMATION AND DELIRIUM IN A PRECLINICAL MODEL

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Exalys Therapeutics, Inc · 2020 - 2021

Bioelectronic rescue of cognitive impairment after surgery

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2018 - 2021

Ulinastatin and Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited · 2019 - 2020

Organization and Function of Cellular Structure

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 1975 - 2020

Role of TLR4 in surgery-induced cognitive decline

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited · 2016 - 2018

NEUROPROTECTIVE EFFECTS OF URMC-099 IN POSTOPERATIVE COGNITIVE DYSFUNCTION

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by University of Rochester Medical Center · 2016 - 2017

Fellowships, Gifts, and Supported Research


Seed Grant: Strengthening Faculty Engagement across Clinical and Basic Science Research in Neuroimmunology · 2024 PI · Duke Office of Faculty Advancement & Duke Office for Research and Innovation

External Relationships


  • American Delirium Society
  • Cambridge University Press
  • Pioneura

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