Associate Professor Lis Evered has a BSc, MBiostat and PhD in neuroscience. Lis is Associate Professor of Neuroscience in Anesthesiology at Weill Cornell Medicine, NY; Scientific Head of Research in the Department of Anaesthesia and Acute Pain Medicine, St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne and Associate Professor, University of Melbourne. Lis is an Honorary Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists.
She has over 85 publications in cognitive clinical research and has been invited speaker to more than 100 international meetings. She is Associate Editor for BJA and Senior Editor for Anesthesia & Analgesia, and a reviewer for many peer-reviewed journals. She is the recipient of more than $8M in competitive funding. Her main area of research interest is untangling perioperative neurocognitive disorders (PND), with a focus on postoperative delirium (POD) including biomarker and intervention strategies to reduce or prevent these poor outcomes in older individuals.