On October 15, 2012 the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) presented Ralph Lydic, PhD with its 2012 ASA Excellence in Research Award at the ANESTHESIOLOGY™ 2012 annual meeting in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Lydic has focused his research efforts on three primary areas, including arousal state-dependent respiratory depression, sleep and pain, and the neurochemical control of sleep and anesthesia. Since 1988, Dr. Lydic's research has been continuously funded by grants from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Dr. Lydic is a past President and long-time member of the SRS.
The SRS congratulations Dr. Lydic on receiving this prestigious award!