JAMA Network | JAMA | Neurotoxicity of Generic Anesthesia Agents in Infants and Children:  An Orphan Research Question in Search of a Sponsor

JAMA Network | JAMA | Neurotoxicity of Generic Anesthesia Agents in Infants and Children:  An Orphan Research Question in Search of a Sponsor.

Millions of neonates and toddlers undergo anesthesia or sedation for surgeries and procedures each year. At the same time, mounting evidence from controlled studies in young animals suggests that anesthetic agents, administered during vulnerable periods, have neurotoxic effects that result in long-lasting deficits in learning and cognitive behavior. 

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