Takeshi Irie, MD, PhD

About Me

I am a board-certified anesthesiologist with research interests in basic and translational aspects of anesthetic pharmacology. My areas of ongoing investigation include receptor molecular biology, anesthetic effects upon cancer, evaluation of biomarkers of opioid and anesthetic exposure, and discovery of novel analgesic targets.

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  • Clinical Expertise: Anesthesiology
  • Languages Spoken: English; Japanese
  • Education: MD, PhD, University of California, San Francisco
  • Residencies: Columbia University Medical Center
  • Board Certifications: Anesthesiology

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Clinical Trials

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