Niccolò Terrando

Niccolò Terrando

Professor of Anesthesiology

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Professor of Anesthesiology
  • Professor in Cell Biology
  • Associate Professor in Integrative Immunobiology
  • Faculty Network Member of the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences

Contact Information


  • Ph.D. Imperial College London (United Kingdom), 2007

Awards, Honors, and Distinctions

  • New Investigator Award . International Society to Advance Alzheimer's Research and Treatment (ISTAART). 2019
  • Active Member (by election). Association of University Anesthesiologists. 2018
  • Junior Faculty Award. Association of University Anesthesiologists. 2014
  • New Investigator Award. International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids. 2014
  • Young Investigator Award in Inflammation. Eicosanoid Research Foundation. 2013
  • Young Investigator Scholarship. Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation. 2011
  • Prize for Contribution Neuroscience Course. Keele University, U.K.. 2007

Courses Taught

  • NEUROSCI 494: Research Independent Study 2
  • NEUROSCI 493: Research Independent Study 1
  • BIOLOGY 293: Research Independent Study

In the News

Representative Publications

  • Yang, T; Velagapudi, R; Terrando, N, Neuroinflammation after surgery: from mechanisms to therapeutic targets., Nat Immunol, vol 21 no. 11 (2020), pp. 1319-1326 [10.1038/s41590-020-00812-1] [abs].
  • Wang, P; Velagapudi, R; Kong, C; Rodriguiz, RM; Wetsel, WC; Yang, T; Berger, M; Gelbard, HA; Colton, CA; Terrando, N, Neurovascular and immune mechanisms that regulate postoperative delirium superimposed on dementia., Alzheimers Dement, vol 16 no. 5 (2020), pp. 734-749 [10.1002/alz.12064] [abs].
  • Huffman, WJ; Subramaniyan, S; Rodriguiz, RM; Wetsel, WC; Grill, WM; Terrando, N, Modulation of neuroinflammation and memory dysfunction using percutaneous vagus nerve stimulation in mice., Brain Stimul, vol 12 no. 1 (2019), pp. 19-29 [10.1016/j.brs.2018.10.005] [abs].