16th World Congress of Anaesthesiologists

28 August - 2 September 2016
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

Andrew D Shaw

Affiliation: Anesthesiology Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, United States;

Statement of expertise for the sub-committee: Intravenous fluid therapy Acute Kidney Injury Precision Medicine Perioperative Medicine Observational Research

Link to department website: http://www.mc.vanderbilt.edu/root/vumc.php?site=1anesthesiology

Biography: Dr Shaw is Professor and Executive Vice Chair, Department of Anesthesiology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists (UK), a Fellow of the American College of Critical Care Medicine and a Fellow of the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine (UK). He has practiced cardiothoracic anesthesiology and critical care medicine for more than 15 years in the UK and USA, has authored 3 textbooks and more than 140 original papers. His clinical practice is cardiothoracic anesthesia and perioperative medicine. His translational research interests include the use of metabolomics, proteomics and genomics for biomarker discovery in acute illness and injury. His clinical research interests include observational and interventional trials of candidate interventions to prevent and treat adverse outcomes following surgery, in particular the role of intravenous fluid therapy in acute kidney injury. His research is funded by the National Institutes of Health, the US Department of Defense, private philanthropy and by industry.

Disclosure of Interest: None declared


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