Anesthesiology Research

Clinical research at Virginia Mason is overseen by the Benaroya Research Institute, uniquely combining the expertise of a world-renowned medical research institute with the remarkable care of a healthcare quality leader.

Research is a fundamental part of the department of Anesthesia at Virginia Mason. We have been credited with many of the scientific advancements of this field positioning us as one of the foundational programs in our specialty. Our providers are involved in a wide variety of research projects ranging from basic science studies of the subcellular mechanisms of anesthesia to clinical research studies directly related to patient care.

Here is a list of recent publications from the Department of Anesthesia.

Here is a list of currently enrolling clinical research studies in anesthesia.


For more information, please contact the Clinical Research Program at (206) 287-6260 or