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Researcher: Kirk Hogan

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Areas of Expertise
  • Sensory stimuli
  • Physiology and pharmacology of pain
  • Mechanisms
  • Chronic pain
  • Central nervous system function
  • Pathological pain
  • Responses to anesthesia and surgery arising from genomic and epigenomic variation
  • Perioperative genomics
  • Biomedical patents
  • Cardiovascular genomics
  • Intra-operative hypothermia
  • Genomic predictors of homocysteinemia after Nitrous Oxide
Web Site Kirk Hogan's Department of Anesthesiology Website
Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Issued Patent(s)
  • 7,960,131 - Functional genomic pore assay for mixed cell populations, issued June 2011.
  • 7,560,243 - White blood cell functional assay, issued July 2009.
  • 6,664,059 - Assay for propensity for canine malignant hyperthermia, issued December 2003.
USPTO Published Applications
  • 20120021445 - Pluripotent stem cells for drug induced myopathy and malignant hyperthermia, published January 2012.
  • 20110212460 - Assay for nitrous oxide neurologic syndrome, published September 2011.
  • 20110183335 - Methods and compositions for perioperative genomic profiling, published July 2011.
  • 20110171134 - (6S)-5-Methyltetrahydrofolic acid for therapy of tissue injury, published July 2011.
  • 20090281398 - Systems, compositions and methods for psychometric assessment of cognitive recovery after anesthesia, published November 2009.
Recent Publication(s)
  • Mild Cognitive Impairment in Late Middle Age in the Wisconsin Registry for Alzheimer's Prevention Study: Prevalence and Characteristics Using Robust and Standard Neuropsychological Normative Data. Clark LR, Koscik RL, Nicholas CR, Okonkwo OC, Engelman CD, Bratzke LC,Hogan KJ, Mueller KD, Bendlin BB, Carlsson CM, Asthana S, Sager MA, Hermann BP, Johnson SC. Arch Clin Neuropsychol. 2016 May 8. pii: acw024. [Epub ahead of print]

  • Potential Adverse Effects of Anesthesia in Children. Ward CM, Hogan KJ, Eckenhoff RG. JAMA. 2015 Jul 28;314(4):408-9. doi: 10.1001/jama.2015.7378. No abstract available.

  • Vitamin D status and surgical outcomes: a systematic review. Iglar PJ, Hogan KJ. Patient Saf Surg. 2015 Apr 30;9:14. doi: 10.1186/s13037-015-0060-y. eCollection 2015. Review.

  • Mutations in RAB39B cause X-linked intellectual disability and early-onset Parkinson disease with α-synuclein pathology. Wilson GR, Sim JC, McLean C, Giannandrea M, Galea CA, Riseley JR, Stephenson SE, Fitzpatrick E, Haas SA, Pope K, Hogan KJ, Gregg RG, Bromhead CJ, Wargowski DS, Lawrence CH, James PA, Churchyard A, Gao Y, Phelan DG, Gillies G, Salce N, Stanford L, Marsh AP, Mignogna ML, Hayflick SJ, Leventer RJ, Delatycki MB, Mellick GD, Kalscheuer VM, D'Adamo P, Bahlo M, Amor DJ, Lockhart PJ. Am J Hum Genet. 2014 Dec 4;95(6):729-35. doi: 10.1016/j.ajhg.2014.10.015. Epub 2014 Nov 26.
Recent Artistic Works
Research Tools
Research Facilities Hogan Laboratory
E-mail Address [email protected]
Phone Number 608-263-5726
Current University UW–Madison
Department Anesthesiology
Title Professor
Other Appointments
Director of SonoPlot Inc.
Address Line 1 Box 3272 Clinical Science Center
Address Line 2 600 Highland Avenue
City Madison
State WI
Zip Code 53792
Bachelor's Degree B.S., UW–Madison, Biology
Master's Degree
Other Degrees J.D., UW–Madison, 2003 MD, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Technologies Available for Licensing White Blood Cell Assay for Determining Risk of Sepsis and Other Inflammatory Disorders

Assay for Propensity for Canine Malignant Hyperthermia