Assistant Professor in Anesthesia
Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital
Dr. Gao specializes in the care of general surgery, off-site and neurosurgical patients. He currently conducts research as part of the Harvard Anesthesia T-32 program at the Massachusetts General Hospital, and the Brigham and Women’s Hospital as a faculty member of the Medical Biodynamics Program. His research is aimed to improve the early detection and treatment of poor outcomes in the perioperative period (e.g., delirium and post-operative cognitive dysfunction) through integrating cross-disciplinary approaches.
05/27/2020 – New collaborative paper published in Nature and Science of Sleep. Read it!
05/13/2020 – Congrats for Lei for being promoted to Assistant Professor in Anesthesia!
11/11/2019 – New collaborative manuscript between us gets accepted in Journal of Neurotrauma. Hoooooray!
10/19/2019 – Congrats to Lei for winning a Trainee Professional Development Award from the Society for Neuroscience Conference 2019, Chicago!
Oct 2019 – Together we are planning to submit two research grant applications in November. A great milestone worth celebrating!
Oct 2019 – A manuscript we collaborate on gets accepted in prestigious science journal—Science Translation Medicine. Hooray!
02/05/2019 – New paper published! Nocturnal heart rate variability moderates the association between sleep-wake regularity and mood in young adults. Read More.