Christopher Connor, MD, PhD
Adjunct Associate Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Physiology & Biophysics

MD, Harvard Medical School
PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
MA, Trinity College, Cambridge

Applying the principles of minimally-invasive medical engineering, physiology and information technology to clinical issues in anesthesiology.

Computerized assessment of patient facial appearance to predict the ease or difficulty of endotracheal intubation at surgery.

Improving the delivery of intravenous anesthetic agents through improved, interactive modeling of their pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics.

Simulating free-swimming ascent from disabled submarines at depths greater than 600 feet, and improving the survivability of rapid compression and exposure to high pressure oxygen and nitrogen.

Intelligent alarm systems for intra-operative patient monitoring.

09/15/2017 - 08/31/2022 (PI)
NIH/National Institute of General Medical Sciences

Yr Title Project-Sub Proj Pubs
2018 Pan-neuronal functional imaging and anesthesia 5R01GM121457-02
2018 Pan-neuronal functional imaging and anesthesia 3R01GM121457-02S1
2017 Pan-neuronal functional imaging and anesthesia 1R01GM121457-01A1
Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Faculty can login to make corrections and additions.

  1. Awal MR, Austin D, Florman J, Alkema M, Gabel CV, Connor CW. Breakdown of Neural Function under Isoflurane Anesthesia: In Vivo, Multineuronal Imaging in Caenorhabditis elegans. Anesthesiology. 2018 Oct; 129(4):733-743.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30004907.
  2. Harrison MJ, Connor CW, Cumin D. Pediatric blood pressures during anesthesia assessed using normalization and principal component analysis techniques. J Clin Monit Comput. 2018 Sep 28. PMID: 30267373.
  3. Connor CW. Optimizing target control of the vessel rich group with volatile anesthetics. J Clin Monit Comput. 2018 Jun 21. PMID: 29931573.
  4. Connor C, Deng W, Ortega R. Use of Pressure Transducers. N Engl J Med. 2017 07 27; 377(4):401.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28745991.
  5. Ortega R, Connor C, Kotova F, Deng W, Lacerra C. Use of Pressure Transducers. N Engl J Med. 2017 Apr 06; 376(14):e26.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28379806; DOI: 10.1056/NEJMvcm1513613;.
  6. Connor CW, Herzig M. Monitoring the Location of Staff via Mobile Devices in a Large Multifacility Practice Group. A A Case Rep. 2016 May 15; 6(10):320-8. PMID: 26867022; DOI: 10.1213/XAA.0000000000000288;.
  7. Saffary R, Feliz E, Connor CW. Cricoid cartilage compression devices. Anaesthesia. 2015 Apr; 70(4):504. PMID: 25764410; DOI: 10.1111/anae.13056;.
  8. Ortega R, Connor C, Rodriguez G. Endotracheal extubation. N Engl J Med. 2014 Mar 27; 370(13):1267-8.View Related Profiles. PMID: 24670181; DOI: 10.1056/NEJMc1401725;.
  9. Connor CW, Gonzalez RM. Images in anesthesiology: the preoperative stop/go sign. Anesthesiology. 2014 Mar; 120(3):751.View Related Profiles. PMID: 23388192; DOI: 10.1097/ALN.0b013e3182887547;.
  10. Connor CW, Segal S. The importance of subjective facial appearance on the ability of anesthesiologists to predict difficult intubation. Anesth Analg. 2014 Feb; 118(2):419-27. PMID: 24361845; DOI: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000000012;.
Showing 10 of 25 results. Show More

This graph shows the total number of publications by year, by first, middle/unknown, or last author.

Bar chart showing 25 publications over 14 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 2014

Contact for Mentoring:

88 E. Newton St Newton Pavilion
Boston MA
Google Map

Connor's Networks
Click the "See All" links for more information and interactive visualizations
Similar People
Same Department