The 27th Professors Martin Helrich and M. Jane Matjasko Annual Lecture in Anesthesiology took place on Wednesday, September, 11, 2013 at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center Auditorium.
A reception was held prior to the lecture, followed by an introductory presentation by Dr. Andrew Malinow. Dr. Max Kelz, MD, PhD Assistant Professor Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine presented his lecture titled “Direct Activation of Endogenous Sleep Promoting Neurons by Anesthetic Drugs: Quirky Coincidence or Critical Cause of Hypnosis?"
(L to R) Dr. Peter Rock, Helrich Matjasko Lecturer, Dr. Max Kelz, Dr. Dan Nyhan
(L to R) Drs. Obi Udekwu, Sheryl Nagle, Vadivelu Sivaraman
Drs. Robert Noorani, Molly Fitzpatrick, Erik Strauss
Fellows, Drs. Tushar Sharma and Danielle Doyle
(L to R) Drs. Doug Martz, Andy Malinow
(L to R) Drs. Kriti Goel and Robert Sikorski (Rear center) Dr. Thomas Grissom
Center of photo (L to R) Dr. Gary Fiskum, Dr. S.H. Chiu (husband of the late Dr. M. Jane Matjasko), Dr. Doug Martz
(L to R) Drs. Shobana Bharadwaj, Kate Davis, Caron Hong, Sanyogeeta Sawant
Max Kelz, MD, PhD presents "Direct Activation of Endogenous Sleep Promoting Neurons by Anesthetic Drugs: Quirky Coincidence or Critical Cause of Hypnosis?"
Dr. Andy Malinow asks a question during the Q&A Session
Dr. Max Kelz
Dr. Andy Malinow presents Dr. Max Kelz with a keepsake commemorating the 27th annual lecturer