Ralph Lydic

Ralph Lydic, PhD

Robert H. Cole Endowed Professor of Neuroscience, Co-Director of Anesthesiology Research

University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine

Email: RLydic@utk.edu

Phone: 865-974-1000

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Ralph Lydic, Ph.D. serves as Professor of Anesthesiology and Psychology at University of Tennessee, and Professor Emeritus at University of Michigan. He holds a Joint Faculty appointment at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Dr. Lydic is a neuroscientist and his research aims to achieve a better understanding of how the brain regulates sleep states and anesthesia, and elucidating the mechanisms by which sleep, opioids, and volatile anesthetics modulate pain and depress breathing and arousal.