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  • Professor

    Max Rady College of Medicine
    Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine
    University of Manitoba
    2nd floor, Harry Medovy House – 671 William Avenue
    Winnipeg, Manitoba R3E 0Z2

    Phone: 204-787-1414
    Fax: 204-789-4291

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Research summary

  • Current interest in developing a quantitative concussion test based on a BOLD EPI approach utilizing a repeatable carbon dioxide breathing challenge. For more information visit the Canada North Concussion Network website
  • Current interest in developing a quantitative postoperative delirium (POD) predictive test


Dr. Mutch attended medical school at Queen’s University. He received his anesthesia training at the University of Manitoba. He was awarded an Medical Research Council Fellowship and did post-graduate training in neurophysiology at the Panum Institute, University of Copenhagen and University College London. He then returned to Winnipeg where he has been a neuroanesthetist and conducted neuroscience research for the past 35 years.

Recently Dr. Mutch spent time on sabbatical at the University of Toronto and Cambridge University England learning the techniques which have been adapted to develop the CO2 MRI brain stress test. Dr. Mutch was awarded the Canadian Anesthesiologists’ Society Research Recognition Award in 2011. Dr. Mutch has been issued four patents related to medical devices.




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Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine
Max Rady College of Medicine
Harry Medovy House, second floor
671 William Avenue
University of Manitoba (Bannatyne campus)
Winnipeg, MB R3E 0Z2 Canada