Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Anesthesiology

Michael J Avram, PhD

Michael J Avram, PhD

Associate Professor of Anesthesiology

Focus of Work

Bio

Dr. Avram’s research interests include pharmacokinetics (PKs) and pharmacodynamics (PDs) of hypnotics, sedatives, opioids, analgesics, non-depolarizing neuromuscular blockers, chemotherapeutics, etc. His major research focus has been the development and evaluation of detailed PK models of rapidly acting intravanously administered drugs from the moment of injection to serve as the basis for understanding the PK basis of interindividual variability in response to these agents, which often have lo...[Read full text]Dr. Avram’s research interests include pharmacokinetics (PKs) and pharmacodynamics (PDs) of hypnotics, sedatives, opioids, analgesics, non-depolarizing neuromuscular blockers, chemotherapeutics, etc. His major research focus has been the development and evaluation of detailed PK models of rapidly acting intravanously administered drugs from the moment of injection to serve as the basis for understanding the PK basis of interindividual variability in response to these agents, which often have low clinical margins of safety.[Shorten text]

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Education and Certification

  • PhD: Loyola University-Chicago, Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (1980)

Contact

312-908-0636

Tarry Building Room 4-735
300 E Superior
Chicago IL 60611