Fang Gao

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Fang Gao

Fang GaoProfessor of Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain, Consultant Anaesthetist and Intensivist

Phone:+44 (0)121 3713243


Address: Perioperative, Critical Care and Trauma Trials Group
School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine
Centre of Translational Inflammation Research
University of Birmingham Research Laboratories, Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Birmingham, B15 2WB

Region: Birmingham

Research type: Clinical

Research Interests:sepsis, ADRS and pain

Key Techniques: Randomised clinical trials

Keywords:  sepsis, ADRS and pain

Funding: NIHR, MRC and NIAA

Collaborations: Danny McAuley

Selected Publications:

  1. Scholefield B, Duncan H, Davies P, Gao Smith F, Khan K, Perkins GD and Morris K (2013) Hypothermia for neuroprotection in children after cardiopulmonary arrest. Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2:CD009442
  2. Gao Smith F, Perkins GD, Gates S, Young D, MacAuley DF, Tunnicliffe W, Khan Z, S Lamb and BALTI-2 study investigators (2012) Effect of intravenous beta-2 agonist treatment on clinical outcomes in the acute respiratory distress syndrome (BALTI-2): a multicentre, randomised controlled trial. Lancet 379(9812):229-35
  3. Yeung JH, Ong GJ, Davies RP, Gao F and Perkins GD (2012) Factors affecting team leadership skills and their relationship with quality of cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Crit Care Med 40(9):2617-21
  4. Gates S, Perkins GD, Lamb SE, Kelly C, Thickett DR, Young JD, McAuley DF, Snaith C, McCabe C, Hulme CT and Gao Smith F (2013) Beta Agonist Lung injury Trlal-2 (BALTI-2): a multicentre randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial and economic evaluation of intravenous infusion of salbutamol versus placebo in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome. Health Technol Assess 17(38):v-vi
  5. Wang Q, Lian QQ, Li R, Ying BY, He Q, Chen F, Zheng X, Yang Y, Wu DR, Zheng SX, Huang CJ, Gao F and Jin SW (2013) Lipoxin A(4) activates alveolar epithelial sodium channel, Na,K-ATPase, and increases alveolar fluid clearance. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol 48(5):610-8
  6. Patel JM, Snaith C, Thickett DR, Linhortova L, Melody T, Hawkey P, Barnett AH, Jones A, Hong T, Cooke MW, Perkins GD and Gao F (2012) Randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial of 40 mg/day of atorvastatin in reducing the severing of sepsis in ward patients (ASEPSIS Trial). Crit Care 16(6):R231Perkins GD, Gates S,
  7. Park D, Gao F, Knox C, Holloway B, McAuley DF, Ryan J, Marzouk J, Cooke MW, Lamb S and Thickett DR on behalf of the BALTI-Prevention Collaborators (2014) The beta agonist lung injury trial prevention: A randomized controlled trial. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 189(6):674-83