Daniela Ionescu

Head of Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care I, “Iuliu Hatieganu” University of Medicine and Pharmacy
Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Daniela Ionescu received her medical degree at the Iuliu Hatieganu University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Cluj-Napoca, Romania in 1989. Currently Head of Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care I, Iuliu Hatieganu University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Cluj-Napoca, Romania and Professor in Anesthesia and Intensive Care since 2014 at the same university. Clinical activity is currently carried on Regional Institute of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Cluj-Napoca (general anesthesia and intensive care) where she started 25 years ago, after graduating residency in Anesthesia and Intensive Care.
Member of ESA- Scientific Subcommittee 1- General anaesthesia and of Outcome Research Consortium, Cleveland, USA. Member of steering committee of 2 European projects: MET-Repair and COST Action 15204 (European Platform for Outcomes Research into Perioperative Interventions during Surgery for Cancer). Member of Editorial Committee of 2 Romanian journals in Anesthesia and Intensive Care; reviewer for 5 international journals. Director of 2 national grants/projects 2007-2013 (1,2 mil Euros).
Daniela Ionescu authored and co-authored over 70 publications in national/international journals (European Journal of Anaesthesiolgy, World Journal of Surgery, American Journal of Emergency Medicine, American Journal Critical Care Respiratory Medicine, Romanian Journal of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, etc) .
Authored 3 textbooks on anesthesia (Romanian language).
Main research interests: influence of anesthetic interventions on outcome in cancer patients, on immune response and on different cellular mechanisms (i.e. angiogenesis); TIVA(-TCI); postoperative analgesia. Secondary research interests: bacterial resistance in ICU, the significance of different markers on survival, monitoring during sedation for GI endoscopy.