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Michael Schmidt

Professor, Department of Anesthesia, Pain Management and Perioperative Medicine, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, School of Biomedical Engineering




Michael Schmidt, MD, PhD, FRCPC
Email: michael.schmidt@dal.ca
Phone: 902-473-7736
Fax: 902-473-3820
Web: https://medicine.dal.ca/departments/department-sites/anesthesia/our-people/michael-schmidt.html

Our Group

My laboratory is interested in post-operative neuro-cognitive decline (POCD) and the development of organ-protective strategies, including, the design and evaluation of new anesthesia devices for effective, safe and environmentally friendly anesthetic delivery.

Selected Publications

Zhou J, Schmidt M, Johnston B, Wilfart F, Whynot S, Hung O, Murphy MF, Cerny V, Pavlovic D, Lehmann C. Experimental endotoxemia induces leukocyte adherence and plasma extravasation within the rat pial microcirculation. Physiol. Res. (2011) 60(6):853-9.
Schmidt M, Marx T, Armbruster S, Reinelt H, Schirmer U.: Effect of xenon in elevated intracranial pressure as compared with nitrous oxide and total intravenous anesthesia in pigs. Acta Anaesthiol. Scand. (2005) 49:494-501.
Schmidt M, Marx T, Glöggl E, Reinelt H, Schirmer U. Xenon attenuates cerebral damage after ischemia in pigs. Anesthesiology (2005) 102:929-36.
Marx T, Schmidt M, Schirmer U, Reinelt, H: Cerebral damage assessment using apparent diffusion coefficients and intracerebral microdialysis. Biomed. Eng. (2005) 50(1): 239-240.