Dr Andrew Shaw
Dr Shaw is Professor and Chief, Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists (UK), a Fellow of the American College of Critical Care Medicine and a Fellow of the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine (UK). He has practiced cardiothoracic anesthesiology and critical care medicine for more than 15 years in the UK and USA, has authored 3 textbooks and more than 120 original papers. His clinical practice is cardiothoracic anesthesia and surgical critical care medicine. His translational research interests include the use of metabolomics, proteomics and genomics for biomarker discovery in acute illness and injury; his clinical research interests include observational and interventional trials of candidate interventions to prevent and treat adverse outcomes following surgery, particularly acute kidney injury. His research is funded by the National Institutes of Health, the US Department of Defence, private philanthropy and by industry.