Dr. Gary Fiskum Serves as a Visiting Professor at the Safar Center

Gary Fiskum, PhD, visted the Safar Center on February 25th and 26th as a guest professor for our T32 program. Dr. Fiskum is the M. Jane Matjasko Professor  for Research  in Anesthesiology, and a Professor of Biochemestry and Molecular Biology at the University of Maryland. Dr. Fiskum's research focuses on adult pediatric traumatic and ischemic brain injury, mitochondrial bioenergetics, cerebral energy metabolism, oxidative stress, apoptosis, and neuroprotection. He gave a lecture during his visit titled "Strategic use of Oxygen in Neuro-Critical Care." After the lecture, Dr. Fiskum reviewed presentations by the Safar Center T32 Fellows, junior faculty, and other trainees on their current research in a reverse site visit to our program. We thank him for an exciting and highly informative visit to our center.