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A. Murat Kaynar, MD, MPH

Associate Professor, Departments of Critical Care Medicine and Anesthesiology

Program Director

   Anesthesiology CCM Fellowship

   IMPACCT Fellowship

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Admin Assistant:
Janeen LaForce
412-647-6853

Education & Training

Degree

Year

Field

Cerrahpaşa Medical School, University of Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey MD 1993 Medicine
University of Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey Residency 1995 Cardiothoracic Surgery
Columbia University, New York Internship 1996 Surgery
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Residency 1999 Anesthesiology
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Fellowship 2000 Critical Care Medicine

 

Administrative Titles

 
2012 - Present University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Department of Critical Care Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Pittsburgh, PA Associate Professor
2006- 2012 University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Department of Critical Care Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Pittsburgh, PA Assistant Professor
2000-2006

Harvard Medical School, Department of Anesthesiology, Boston, MA

 

Instructor
Non Academic    
1996-2000 Harvard Medical School, Department of Anesthesiology, Boston, MA Clinical Fellow
2000- 2006 Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Department of Anesthesiology, Boston, MA Attending Anesthesiologist and Intensivist
2000- 2006 Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Department of Anesthesiology, Boston, MA Director, Critical Care Research
2004-2006 Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Department of Anesthesiology, Boston, MA Member, Center for Faculty Development
2005-2006 Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Department of Anesthesiology, Boston, MA Co-Chair, VAP Task Force (Ventilator Associated Pneuomonia)
2006- Present University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Department of Critical Care Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Pittsburgh, PA Attending Intensivist and Anesthesiologist; Co-Director of Neuro - ICU

 

Honors

 
1995

Uğur Derman Research Award, University of Istanbul

2002 Rand scholarship for Marine Biological Laboratories Research, Woods Hole, MA
2002 Albert’F scholarship for Marine Biological Laboratories Research, Woods Hole, MA
2009 Associate Professor of Anesthesiology - (Turkish Higher Education Council - YÖK)

 

Research

See Murat Kaynar's Investigator Page

 

Current Research Projects

Netrophil  Collagenase in Sepsis and Ventilator Induced Lung Injury                                   

Cardiovascular Consequences of Infection and Sepsis

 

Completed Research
 

Sepsis and Vasopressin in the ICU 
  
Eli Lilly Research grant
      
Microarray analysis of  gene expression in the rat lung lavage model of ARDS

Bridge Award (PI)
    
The role of matrix metallo-proteinases in the pathogenesis of ventilator induced lung injuryNIH T32 mentored training grant  
 
The role of neutrophil elastase in the pathogenesis of ventilator induced lung injury
Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research 
 

Publications

See Ata Murat Kaynar's Publications