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Prof. Lis Evered

  1. Associate Professor of Neuroscience in Anesthesiology, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY, USA;

  2. Associate Professor, Department of Critical Care, University of Melbourne, Australia;

       Scientific Head of Research, St. Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia.


Dr. Lis Evered is Associate Professor of Neuroscience in Anesthesiology at Weill Cornell Medicine, NY; Scientific Head of Research in the Department of Anaesthesia and Acute Pain Medicine, St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne and Associate Professor, Dept of Critical Care, University of Melbourne. Lis is an Honorary Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists. She has over 100 publications in cognitive clinical research and has been invited speaker to more than 100 international meetings. She is Associate Editor for BJA and Senior Editor for Anesthesia & Analgesia, and a reviewer for many peer-reviewed journals and competitive grant funding bodies. She is the recipient of more than $8M in competitive funding. Her main area of research interest is untangling perioperative neurocognitive disorders (PND), with a focus on postoperative delirium (POD) and progression to dementia, including biomarker and intervention strategies to reduce or prevent these poor outcomes in older individuals. Dr. Evered was recently named Top Australian Researcher in Anesthesiology for 2023 by The Australian newspaper. 

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